Ensure that all customer demands and requests are effectively planned into the Volume Manufacturing schedule.
Define and maintain a 'fit-for-purpose' planning process to suit the Manufacturing process with respect to changes in capacity and lead- time.
Liaise with Sales giving accurate delivery dates and feedback on potential delays.
Build and maintain an ongoing relationships with major OEM customers in order to understand their product and delivery requirements.
Analyse output from planning tools with regard to inventory movements and capacity constraints.
Understand key operational constraints with regards to capacity, through put times, test times and materials availability, and to modify the planning process accordingly.
Control the product plan ensuring product mix/volumes are maximized to improve efficiency without large inventory increases.
Coordinate phasing out of material related to product being made obsolete ensuring stock of non-required material is minimized.
Participate in improvement meetings in order to identify and implement changes that will benefit the performance and organization of the manufacturing cell.
Contribute , be involved and actively support the continuous improvement process within every facet of the Customer Order process.