Production Planner (M/F)

  • Company : JAM Recruitment
  • Localisation : Lancashire, Leigh - UK - East Midlands
  • Position : Production Planner
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-11-21
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Job Description

The Background

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Production Planner to accurately balance customer demands with production capacity to optimize the utilisation of our manufacturing resources.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an organisation that are dominating their market place, with huge expansion plans, fantastic training and enviable retention of staff.

The Role

As the Production Planner you will be responsible for:
*Reviewing requests and orders from customer service and providing confirmation dates for customer orders based on machine & material availability.
*Scheduling production orders to ensure that each process is properly and efficiently loaded with work.
*Ensuring that material requirements are reviewed with Procurement to match the build plan, identifying any risks to the plan due to material shortages and modifying plan accordingly.
*Liaise with internal and external third parties to ensure delivery targets are met.
*Interfacing with factory supervisors and warehouse staff to schedule maintenance, development and process improvement activities.
*Liaise with transport partners to arrange & ensure on time delivery of customer orders.
*Maintenance of profiles & knowledge of production schedules

The Person

To be successful in the role of Production Planner you will have the following skills and experience:
*Highly numerate.
*Ability to work to procedures.
*Strong organisational, planning and administrative abilities.
*Can demonstrate the ability to prioritise, multitask whilst retaining attention to detail and accuracy.
*PC literate with experience in ERP/MES systems.
*Good interpersonal skills with the ability to influence at all levels.
*Flexible and reliable is essential in this varied and demanding role.
*Effective team player with the ability to work logically and methodically through a challenge.

The Package

In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £18k - £22k (depending on experience) and an industry leading benefits package.


To apply for the position of Production Planner, please send your CV to Gabrielle Beaver via the \'apply now\' button.

***PLEASE NOTE: interviews will be taking place over the next 2 weeks***

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  • Start date : ASAP
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : 2 to 4 years
  • Salary : £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
  • References : BBBH67501_1511275807
  • Activity area : Aerospace Engineering
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