Production Planner


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.

COVID-19 precaution(s):
1. Remote interview process
2. Personal protective equipment provided or required
3. Temperature screenings
4. Track and trace for those attending site
5. Social distancing programme in place, including inter-department movements
6. Virtual meetings
7. Temporary working from home arrangements for certain roles
8. Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

Application Details

Please upload a CV in .doc (MS Word), .rtf (Rich Text Format) or .pdf (Portable Document Format).