Production Planner

Production Planner 590 views

Job Overview

  • Job Reference Number TRF4560
  • Salary Offer £neg doe + Exc Bens

More Information

  • Competitive Package
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 38 hours per week working including flexible start
  • Excellent benefits including PRP
  • Maternity cover could lead to Permanent

On behalf of our client we are recruiting for a Production Planner, initially on a minimum 12 month contract,  to support the Senior Production Coordinator / Planner and Plant Manager by playing a key role in planning the Production order book, using excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plan and prepare production schedules in order to meet business and customer demands
  • General control and housekeeping of Production Work Orders
  • Reviewing Warehouse stock availability
  • Responsible for establishing and communicating daily work priorities to Supervisors for them to discharge
  • Communication between Production and Customer Service and Purchasing Functions
  • Effective capacity management of production lines, material and labour resources
  • Creation of new item numbers and associated BoM information in Navision
  • Maintain and communicate department KPI’s
  • Proactively seek and implement improvements to the Production planning and execution processes
  • General administrative duties for the Production Department


Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive approach to colleagues and customer needs
  • Flexibility and the ability to prioritise
  • Organised approach to work
  • Proven problem solver
  • Competent in use of Microsoft packages Excel and Word
  • A knowledge of the Navision in house system would be beneficial
  • Planning experience within a production environment is preferred
  • Educated to at least C.S.E. standard and relevant work experience


The Company;

  • Operate in a specialist field and are globally renowned
  • Award winning manufacturer
  • Great Team atmosphere
  • Ultra Modern Site


Next Steps;

If you’re near Oldham and have the relevant experience apply with your CV to Chris Chambury at TRF Professional, a specialist division of The Recruitment Fix Ltd.

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