Production Planner – Systems Planner – Aerospace Engineering, MRP, ERP, SAP

  • Job Reference: N6030-720A
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2018
  • Location: Marlow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Production Planner – Production Systems Planner – Aerospace Engineering, MRP, ERP, SAP


Our client is a highly successful Global Aerospace and Communication systems company. They are looking are looking for a highly experienced Production Planner with excellent systems experience on MRP/SAP. The role is to Support the business in providing planning support to the companies NPI process, including raising of works orders, routings expediting of work. Support the business by becoming an MRP system SME, understanding system processes and required master data and its’ interactions. The role is to plan Model Shop NPI and also managing and learning the MRP systems Data/process associated with Material Master and planning data as well as working closely with IT, ensuring the right information feeds in to their systems at all times especially as new items come in.  Our client requires a good systems person with very good MRP/SAP systems to an expert level along with strong planning skills/experience.


As the Production Systems Planner your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


Understanding of MRP and ERP systems including SAP, ability to read and understand engineering drawings and bills of material

Understanding of manufacturing processes

Able to translate information into work instructions and manufacturing routings

Understanding of traceability constraints

Experience of planning within a batch manufacturing environment.

Experience of an MRP implementation, MRP Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Use of business intelligence warehouse for reporting

Assertive, confidential personality with excellent communication skills


As the Product Systems Planner your main responsibilities will involve:

Proactively analyse development demand, liaise with all functions to facilitate and realise that demand via timely release of works orders and subsequent maintenance to maintain build standard/change embodiment

Create and maintain master data, documents and system reports for development products

Liaise with supply chain and internal manufacturing to expedite development requirements

Liaise with engineering and programme management to ensure information flow

Support transition of product through development to production planners

Ensure workshop is loaded to maximise available capacity and balance as appropriate

Support sales in RFQ and product delivery confirmation

Support the Planning Manager in developing and continuously improving business and functional processes. 


Keywords:  SAP, MRP, ERP, Planning, Production, Aerospace, NPI, Manufacturing Routings, Traceability, Batch Manufacturing.


Production Planner – Systems Planner – Aerospace Engineering, MRP, ERP, SAP

Salary:  Competitive, plus bonus, flexi time and large company benefits

Location:  Marlow, Buckinghamshire