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Production Planning Manager

The role will manage the business planning processes from order intake through to despatch. The main purpose of the role is to ensure that appropriate customer service levels are maintained whilst providing the lowest operational cost to the business.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensure achievable daily production plans are set that satisfy production capacities

Assess the current business production planning model and determine if a more appropriate approach is required

Control the daily ordering of raw materials to ensure they are delivered on time

Ensure the MRP system is kept constantly up to date with raw material deliveries and movements

Act as the focal point for communications between Sales & Production

Analyse past trends and work with the Sales team and Distribution Director to ensure stock holding levels are at an optimum

Produce weekly reports for the business, monitoring performance against the plan

Constantly monitor supplier performance (OTIF) and raise failures with the buyers.

Liaise with Purchasing to ensure all raw materials are properly set up

Liaise with Sales and Production Managers and prepare forecasted production capacity requirements

Experience:

Experience of managing a team (essential)

Min 5yrs experience of production planning

Knowledge of MRP systems

Preferably degree qualified or similar

IT literate to high level

Knowledge of the industry or similar would be preferable but not essential

Ability to work calmly, effectively and accurately in a challenging and fast paced environment

Analytical mind, detail focused, thrives on setting and achieving plans and targets

To apply please complete an internal application form or send your CV and cover letter explaining your suitability directly to Michael Dingwall, Production Director at mdingwall@dams.com

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Driver fitter

The role is to provide a delivery and installation service as part of a 2 man team. Flexible start times depending on areas delivering to (45 hrs. per week), weekend work also available.

Responsibilities will include:

Loading/unloading vehicles

Delivery and installation of Dams furniture at customer’s premises

Completing pre-calls to customers

Work as part of a 2 man delivery team

Managing customer expectations on site

Resolving queries / issues whilst on site

Experience:

Full clean driving license (candidates without this cannot be considered)

Previous experience in joinery or furniture installation

Experienced driver (multi drop or project work)

CSCS cardholder would be an advantage

Excellent telephone manner

Flexibility on start times

Heavy lifting and carrying will be part of the role

The ability to work as part of a team and have a professional and polite manner

To apply please complete an internal application form or send your CV and cover letter explaining your suitability directly to Lee Charlesworth, Installation/Project Manager at LCharlesworth@dams.com

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Quality & Compliance Technician

The role of Quality & Compliance Technician will champion the continuous improvement of product quality and to control the compliance requirements for all products.

Responsibilities will include:

Develop and implement a Quality Management System for the business (ISO 9001)

Introduce and own Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)

Ensure all products have clearly defined product quality standards, so the business knows what is and is not acceptable

To improve the quality of raw materials coming into the business - working closely with Purchasing to create Material Purchasing Specifications (MPS’s) for our raw materials and auditing suppliers

Control the supplier non-conformance process in the business

Work with Production Management to ensure adherence to SOP’s via audits and education sessions

Analyse product returns and product related customer service issues

Produce reports for the business measuring key quality issues

Understand the obligations around product testing and compliance standards

Become the focal point for all things relating to product quality for the business

Experience:

Experience of working in a senior quality role

Working knowledge of ISO 9001

Preferably degree qualified or similar

Can demonstrate some formal training relating to quality

IT literate to high level

Knowledge of the industry or similar would be preferable but not essential

Excellent standards of communication both written and verbal

Lead by example and communicate with clarity whilst demonstrating excellence in approach to work

To apply please complete an internal application form or send your CV and cover letter explaining your suitability directly to Michael Dingwall, Production Director at mdingwall@dams.com

Contact Us

Dams Furniture Ltd
Charley Wood Road
Knowsley Industrial Park
Knowsley
Merseyside
L33 7SG

t. 0151 548 7111

f. 0151 548 6369

e. sales@dams.com

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