Capacity Planner

Ref No. BHN537774
Location Gloucestershire, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Our client, a leading Aerospace manufacturing company based in Gloucester, is calling out for a Planning Engineer - specifically for Capacity


Good knowledge of business process and systems (SAP, MEDS, MES) and MRPII principles

The Job

Job Scope
The Capacity Planner is responsible for running Load & Capacity analysis for Shopfloor
activities on site. They are also responsible for establishing the methods and tools used on site
for short & medium term analysis.


  • To support the MPS activities and associated Load and Capacity at the Work Centre /
  • Machine group level
  • To be part of the monthly Load & Capacity meetings with the Capacity Planning Team Leader, Senior Management team and the Shop Managers.
  • Documenting the assumptions taken
  • Getting a load baseline from the ERP system
  • Documenting the additional load assumptions not in SAP
  • To coordinate & maintain the capacity information
  • Defining and maintaining the capacity information in SAP
  • Collecting the current headcount information from the Shop Managers
  • To participate in the monthly Internal Supply Review process for the Site.
  • To run What-If scenarios when and where required.
  • To support the MTP process by establishing the load profile and the capacity requirements according to a set of assumptions considered as a baseline.
  • To support the site CAPEX process in identifying the critical equipment and suggesting actions to mitigate the capacity problems.
  • To define and monitor the Capacity related data in SAP.
  • To document the Load & Capacity processes.
  • To continuously contribute to improving the Capacity Planning processes.

Skills Required:
* Strong leadership and communication skills
* Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills; experience interacting with all levels of
* Good knowledge of business process and systems (SAP, MEDS, MES) and MRPII principles
* Team Work
* Process and result oriented
* Proactive and analytical approach to problem solving
* Project and Resource Management skills
* Change Management
* Integrity & autonomy


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