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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