British Ceramic Tile

  • Newton Abbot
Job Purpose

As an Interim Planning Support Manager, you will be responsible for gaining a full understanding of BCT’s planning intricacies and provide hands on operational support / stand in during periods of training and holiday. You will also assist with the implementation and running of an effective production control function responsible for the systematic planning, coordinating, and directing of all manufacturing activities and influences to ensure goods are made on time, and at budgeted cost.



Main Duties


Supporting the Production Planner in their day to day planning activities.
Providing hands on cover for the Production Planner role during training and holiday periods.
Undertake production control activities which ensures material flow through production is in support of the production schedules.
Schedule and monitor WIP production throughout the manufacturing process in support of meeting customer demand.
Determine and monitor internal process capacities and machine capabilities.
Identify and escalate process bottlenecks within manufacturing.
Work closely with production members to resolve process constraints.
Expedite WIP through the plant.
Maintain appropriate WIP levels within the plant in support of production.
Acquire a thorough and in-depth knowledge of the end to end manufacturing process.
Put together and issue regular management information reports including KPI performance.
Support the Supply Chain Director in delivering an integrated planning group.
Ensure compliance with all up to date Health & Safety regulations and procedures; maintain safe working practices and conditions
Undertake any other tasks as reasonably required by warehouse management
Ensure and promote compliance with all health and safety, quality and human resource policies of British Ceramic Tile.




What You'll Get

BCT offers some fantastic benefits, including:


6.6 weeks’ holiday per year, including a Christmas and New Year break
Training and qualification related bonus
Free onsite parking
Subsidised restaurant
Health care cash back scheme which can save you £100s on every day health costs
Discount on tiles for family and friends
£500 bounty hunter scheme – recommend a friend for a current vacancy, and if they’re successful, you get £500!




Sound good?

Ready for the next step in your career? Excited about a new challenge? We’d love to hear from you!