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Job Descriptions

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Production Planner / Production Scheduler, to work with a leading manufacturing of advanced process technology company, who have a rich, well-established background. They have sites here in the UK and overseas

The company's strength lies in its process expertise, engineering excellence and the ability to fully support customers worldwide. The service is complete - from design through installation and commissioning to lifetime support.

Pay, Hours and Benefits

  • £25,000 - £27,000, possibly negotiable dependant on experience
  • Monday to Thursday, 7:30am – 4pm, 12:30pm Finish on Friday’s
  • 30 days holiday (inc statutory) plus an additional three days at Christmas
  • Life Assurance
  • Healthy pension
  • Company and Private Healthcare Scheme

Commutable From: Corby, Wisbech, Spalding, Stamford, Peterborough

Production Planner Function:

  • The Production Planner will plan, schedule and monitor workload through manufacturing components.
  • Ensure components workload is planned in advance for each resource in manufacturing, to enable the delivery of the correct materials/tools/programs etc. Thus, enabling the accurate delivery of spares and capital work to internal and external customers.

Person Specification:

  • Ability to plan and communicate production orders under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills. The Production Planner will be able to interact well with internal and external customers.
  • Proficient use of computer systems and software applications.
  • In‐depth knowledge of ERP or MRP software preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years production planning experience in a related industry.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Knowledge of lean and continuous improvement beneficial.

Production Planner Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Compliance with the Health & Safety Policy, to be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures, in respect of self and others.
  • Ensure correct load is planned to each resource in components and monitor delivery of components through the business.
  • Develop accurate scheduling system to constantly improve internal delivery. Work with PED/Purchasing/Stores/Manufacturing to ensure all requirements are met before jobs are loaded into the manufacturing plan.
  • To review requirements for developing an efficient manufacturing planning department, develop manufacturing scheduling using MRP system.
  • Produce production reports on adherence and co-ordinate exceptions to build schedule through manufacturing.
  • Point of contact for manufacturing schedule exceptions, raising concerns when load exceeds production capacity with production control.
  • The Production Planner will be aware of and demonstrate the company values and behaviours.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994