Production Planner

Posted 13 September 2022
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing
Contact NameChris Quinn

Job description

Production Planner



34 days holiday

Monday - Friday 8am-4.30om (3.30pm finish on Friday)

Vickerstock are continuing to work in partnership with a global leader in both design & manufacture of high-quality goods on the appointment of an experienced Production Planner.

Your new role:

  • You will work closely with the Operations Manager, Production Planning Manager, Plant Manager, Health & Safety Manager & Planners
  • Ensure all sales orders are planned and manufactured to meet customer specification and delivery requirements on time, in full
  • Liaise with Sales and maintain commercial awareness
  • Ensure all customer order changes are actioned and production schedules amended accordingly
  • Monitor internal and external constraints and advise Sales of any issues that may cause increased lead times or late delivery
  • Optimise machine utilisation and capacity. Establish, highlight and address capacity constraints
  • Liaise with Production Manager on manpower and overtime requirements to ensure schedule requirements are met and company budget compliance
  • Verifying stock count of raw materials and consumables against projected stock to ensure accuracy
  • Create new Bills of Material and Product Structures for all manufactured goods
  • Ensure accurate and live demand via MRP recommendations
  • Works Order maintenance
  • Ownership of site end-to-end supply chain management of all production materials
  • Stock management and replenishment
  • Establish and resolve supply challenges and address critical challenges as a result of market change or changes in technical, manufacturing or planning processes

What you will need to succeed:

  • A minimum of 5 years' working within a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • High level MRP experience.
  • Highly skilled in use of Microsoft Excel.

For a confidential conversation about this role get in touch with Chris on 028 9031 3720. To see what other opportunities Vickerstock have to offer please visit