Production Planner


Tamworth Staffordshire


Instarmac is a multi award-winning market-leading company. A specialist in the manufacture and distribution of cement and bitumen based products to the world markets for over 40 years.

Overall responsibility of all production planning and the continual development of a production scheduling system within a busy production environment. To be responsible for communicating to the business of any short falls which may impact business processes.


• Plan production across the business.
• Support in the development and implementation of advanced production planning systems.
• Monitor demand for trends and changes and work to minimise their impact on the customer.
• Manage finished goods stock levels to support both customers and production processes.
• Build excellent working relationships with other departments and their managers.
• Push to continually improve stock availability for the customer.
• Work with the Bills of Materials to ensure they are correct.
• Monitor and help to manage shortfalls to ensure they are communicated out, resolved as quickly as possible, and countermeasures put in place to prevent recurrence.
• Report on KPIs for finished goods, stock availability, shortages, and performance to plan.
• Work as part of the Stock Control team and provide cover and support where needed.
• Challenge what we do and innovate.
• Undertake duties in accordance with all the relevant management systems and controls.

This summaries key tasks and responsibilities and is not an exhaustive list.


• Proven experience as a Production Planner within a fast paced environment. With the ability to work at an operational and strategic level.
• Knowledge of electronic Production Planning Systems.
• Excellent communication and analytical skills.
• Strong organizational skills: communications, planning and problem solving.
• Use of MS Office and such as excel.
• Resourceful, resilient and solution orientated.
• Continuous improvement driven.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

We offer a competitive starting salary.

Should the position be confirmed as permanent we offer a fantastic benefits package which includes:
• Performance Profit Related Bonus (PPRP) - a discretionary bonus of around 8% of salary paid to all permanent employees annually
• Up to 29 days annual leave
• 5-7.5% pension contribution
• Private medical cover
• Life Cover
• Denplan
• Free use of holiday homes in Tenerife, Padstow and St Ives with subsidised petrol / flight costs.

Application Details

To apply for this position - please email us at

Head Office

Danny Morson Way
Birch Coppice Business Park
Dordon, Tamworth B78 1SE

UK Tel: +44 (0) 1827 254 400

Scotland & Ireland Office

Suite 8 Red Tree Business Centre
24 Stonelaw Road, Rutherglen G73 3TW

Scottish Tel: +44 (0) 141 260 9051
Irish Tel: +44 (0) 141 375 7744