Volume & Capacity Planner

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Volume & Capacity Planner

Posted 23 October 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Professional Services
Contact NameChelsea Richards

Job description

Order Ref: 39208

Position Title: Volume & Capacity Planner

Duration: 6 Months Rolling Contract

Location: Warwick University

Division: Business Strategy


  • Identify current and future customer demand and collate a demand profile for both prototype and production parts.
  • Communicate the demand profile across internal stakeholders and align on a capacity plan to meet demand.
  • Gather and analyse industry data and trends in support of strategic projects.
  • Assess existing capacity and draw up forecasts based on future requirements.
  • Support business case development with customer demand profiles.
  • Support the 'customer market equation' and cross functional product implementation plan.
  • Assist in change requests on a project as needed.
  • Reconcile variances from original plans and maintain a view of actual against forecast projections.
  • Support the development of project scope and planning during the contract process.
  • Assist with responses to customer RFQ and RFI.
  • Ensure customer purchase transactions are carried out in a timely manner to support raw material preparation and production line allocation.
  • Support the development of manufacturing concepts and strategies.
  • Develop and document new job practices, techniques and standards.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in business, computer science, or engineering or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Problem solving, decision making, and collaboration.
  • Strives for continuous improvement.
  • A critical thinker with solid attention to detail.
  • Familiar with enterprise resource planning.
  • Experience leading planning and scheduling for production.
  • Collaboration with other team members and departments.
  • Can prioritise through demonstrated time management skills.