Pace & Lean Project Assistant - Turners

Job Description: 

Reporting directly to the Company's Planning & Purchasing Manager, the role includes:

  • Working solely within the company's new MIS PACE
  • Carry out testing on purchasing, inventory, planning and production shop floor data collection
  • Build reports that will give the company full transparency and sight of the purchasing, inventory, planning and production functions within the business
  • Assist in implementing and managing work practice changes as a result of the MIS implementation
  • Assist in seeing through and managing quality tracking changes in production
  • Manage and publish a suite of daily, weekly and monthly production performance reports across the business
  • Administrator for the Company's H&S and training documentation

Key Deliverables:

  • Become familiar and comfortable with navigating PACE in purchasing, planning, production & despatch
  • Become familiar and comfortable with building reports within PACE that support the functions and processes in planning, production & despatch
  • Review the quality work practices across production in light of PACE impacts, propose and assist in implementing changes to work practices
  • Review production performance reports in light of MIS upgrade and propose and assist in implementing changes to work practices
  • Assist in completing the Company's H&S risk assessment & training documentation

Skills & Requirements:

  • A graduate with a qualification in one of the following areas would be desirable: Logistics, Supply Chain, Business Management, Management Accounting or Engineering
  • The graduate should have the ability to understand how an organisation works using a set of processes and practices that can be applied to real people and situations
  • Subjects such as organisational behaviour, change management, supply chain management, management accounting, value chain analysis and performance management would all strongly support the achievement of goals in this role


  • The graduate will get real life hands on experience of how a company works with a particular emphasis on purchasing, planning and production
  • The Company can offer support on further qualifications that the candidate would be interested in achieving that will benefit the candidate, the role and the company. The support would be in the form of assistance on the payment of fees, material required and paid study & exam leave. A training contract for the period of the course could also be considered

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