PRODUCTION PLANNER

Job Description

PRODUCTION PLANNER

Starting from humble beginnings over 30 years ago, this business has grown to be known as a specialist and successful manufacturer and supplier to hundreds of customers and projects in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

Over this period, they have invested significantly in plant and resource so that they have the best in manufacturing processes and supply operation. The are looking to recruit an experienced Production Planner as soon as possible. Immediate interview and start are available.

Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • £30,000 - £40,000
  • Between 40 – 45 hours per week, to be discussed
  • Company Bonus
  • Great career progression for the right individual
  • Easy, accessible location in Leicester 
  • Competitive Pension
  • Onsite Parking 
  • Christmas Shutdown

Production Planner Role Responsibilities

As a Production Planner you will be responsible for the organisation of how the company manufactures items, distributes product and utilises labour. Duties will also include:  

  • Effectively plan and schedule Works Orders through the factory to ensure that the scheduling process is delivering maximum productivity.
  • Constantly monitoring the schedule, ensuring workstations are not being overloaded.
  • Manipulation of schedule dates, to ensure correct loading and meeting of customer demands, communicating with sales team on any changes.
  • Ensuring resource is available for schedule or organising suitable subcontract process.
  • You will be involved in developing the scheduling process, through looking at ways of improving and streamlining the current scheduling mode.
  • Be a key member of the production team, that is looking to deliver high quality product, on time every time.

Production Planner Candidate Requirements

  • It is essential that you have Production Planner experience, working in a fast moving, time critical, ever changing, customer service focused environment. Lead times here are 5-7 days.
  • Can prioritise demands and work under pressure.
  • Work to deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills and deliver effective interaction with all internal and external stakeholders. You will have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with key stakeholders and ensure best practice prevails.
  • Must demonstrate proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours when required to meet customer demands.

Commutable From: Leicester, Coventry, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Rugby, Tamworth

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

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  • Organise and deliver training on legislative requirements.

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A growing manufacturing organisation are in the unenviable position, of being super busy, and are expecting to continue this growth well into next year. A well-established company, their technology has diversified and expanded over time, and now they have a need for a Process Engineer to strengthen their engineering team.

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You may already be an experienced Graduate Applications Engineer, looking to expand your experience in a new industry sector, or you might be a recent Graduate, who has an interest in a career in Applications Engineering.  This would be a truly exceptional opportunity.

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Duties of a Graduate Technical Applications Engineer

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A manufacturing company in the Oxfordshire area, now have a requirement due to expansion and increased productivity for an experienced CNC Programmer.  This exciting opportunity is working within a busy, Precision Engineering manufacturing organisation that manufacture precision components for a number of industries including Aerospace.

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

 

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Aluminium Window Fabricators for my client in West Bromwich:

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Personal Attributes for these Aluminium Window Fabricators  roles:

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Commutable From: Stafford, Uttoxeter, Stoke on Trent, Crewe, Leek, Congleton

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  • Knowledge or Hydraulic or Pneumatic Systems advantageous
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Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Client is a Made in Britain company, with many, many years of history behind them. They continue to lead and innovate in their industry, due to being part of the corporation who are the leading global provider in their industry. 

Senior Development Engineer Salary: £51,000, 39 hours per week

Commutable From: Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Daventry

Role Overview

  • The test development engineer team is a support team in the Product Development department. The senior development engineer role is running quality assurance tests on New Product Integration & for continual improvement of current products, as well as taking technical lead for electronics, legislation and providing guidance / direction to the development engineers.
  • This is a hands-on testing role of prototypes and production products. Feedback and analysis from the products tested are required to continually improve the design with the Product Development team.
  • Reporting to the Process Leader in Product Development, this role focuses on the ability to manage, create and implement practical innovative and cost-effective developments that enable the business to gain market share by the generation and release of new products.

This role has a direct impact on the business achieving increased market share and return through cost effective and timely development of innovative products which comply with National and International Standards.

Senior Development Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum qualification is a Degree in an Engineering Discipline with at least 5 years in an engineering / developmental role. 
  • Excellent communication skills in both the spoken and written form.
  • Be fully conversant with product development systems, materials, specifications and processes necessary for the generation and introduction of new products and features.
  • Having a proven capability that includes development of products and / or features (reflecting timing, financial & quality targets).
  • Possess good analytical skills and be proficient in Microsoft applications, Word, Excel. Ability to work effectively on your own or part of a project team.
  • Can analyse and compile testing data from the tests performed.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines. Flexibility and adaptability within a pressurised environment.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Managing and motivating a multi-disciplined project team that will deliver safe, reliable and cost-effective products and features from the conceptual stage to introduction. Managing, planning, costing and controlling a budget associated with a new or modified product or feature. 
  • Being a developmental lead and point of reference within the product development team capable of developing, analysing, interpreting and implementing solutions for new products, or to ensure resolution of any warranty or value analysis proposal.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding and adherence to business processes and an awareness of ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO18001. Develop new products in line with best practice and a number of National / International Standards. Also working to USA and other Regionally different Standards.
  • Writing and publishing detailed and comprehensive test reports internally and management of risk for the team
  • Produce both technical presentations and applied samples as and when required in support of sales for customer demonstration and information
  • To undertake or delegate product developments as necessary to ensure timely release of designs, drawings, specifications, etc, as appropriate in line with the project plans / business needs.
  • Maintain programmes throughout the NPI process. Be adept at drawing on internal knowledge as well as industry and/or academic resources in reaching testing conclusions.
  • Actively support test time reduction through Continuous Improvement principles and actively promote 5S principles within the test department.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Client is a Made in Britain company, with many, many years of history behind them. They continue to lead and innovate in their industry, due to being part of the corporation who are the leading global provider in their industry. 

Design Engineer Salary: £40,000

Commutable From: Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Daventry

Role Function

The Design Engineer will form part of the product development team, reporting to the Technical Director. This role focuses on the ability to manage, create and implement practical innovative and cost-effective designs that enable the business to gain market share by the generation and release of new products.

Design Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • You will hold a minimum qualification of HNC in an Engineering Discipline with at least 5 years design related experience. 
  • Excellent communication skills in both the spoken and written form.
  • A capable experienced and ‘hands on’ Designer fully conversant with Solidworks and an associated Product Management System system, or similar.
  • Be fully conversant with Product Development systems, materials, specifications and processes necessary for the generation and introduction of new products and features.
  • Ability to effectively contribute to a project team, unafraid to challenge the norm.
  • Possess good analytical skills to formulate solutions and challenge assumptions
  • The Design Engineer will have self-motivation and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and motivating a multi-disciplined project team that will deliver safe, reliable and cost-effective products and features from the conceptual stage to introduction.
  • Managing, planning, costing and controlling a budget associated with a new or modified product or feature. 
  • Alongside others be a pivotal part of the business design function proposing new and improved systems and business methodologies (whether these be CAD or business wide). 
  • Being a design lead and point of reference within the Product Development team capable of designing, analysing, interpreting and implementing solutions for new products, or to ensure resolution of any warranty or value analysis proposal.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding and adherence to business processes and an awareness of ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO18001.
  • To undertake or delegate product designs as necessary to ensure timely release designs, engineering drawings, CAD files, specifications, etc., as appropriate.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994