Production Planner Peterlee, England

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Our client is a long established manufacturing company. Innovative and dynamic, they are constantly pursuing new ways to improve the services and products they offer. An opportunity has arisen for a Production Planner to join their team.


This is the ideal role for a Production Planner to develop their career with an award-winning company.


Duties will include:

Analysis of customer orders in terms of sales, capacity and manning planning

Review, communicate and monitor weekly demands against long term forecasts and equipment

Level demand to compensate for fluctuation and plan processes to meet customer needs

Monitor and coordinator physical WIP stock checks, comparing and maintaining system accuracy

Monitor, record and communicate adherence to the plan, stock levels and customer needs

Regular and effective communication with internal department

Plan production with a target of 100% delivery

Review planning and adjust daily to support production management to achieve customer demand

Provide shop floor orders to the relevant departments on a shift-by-shift basis.

Support manufacturing KPI calculation and reporting


To be considered for the role of Production Planner, you must have:

Must have at least 3 years’ experience in an automotive/engineering environment, ideally with a proven track record in a similar role for the last 3 years

Must be able to demonstrate success in a high quality, high volume, and fast paced and lean environment

Must have production planning experience

Must be computer literate with a very good knowledge in the use of MS-Office

Must have very good communication skills (oral and written)

A good knowledge of MRP systems including OMNIS and SAP are desirable but not essential


Working Hours

Monday            08:00am to 17:00pm

Tuesday           08:00am to 16:30pm

Wednesday      08:00am to 16:30pm

Thursday         08:00am to 17:00pm

Friday              08:00am to 14:30pm


To apply for the role of Production Planner, please apply via the button or link shown.  If your skills and experience meet with this requirement, we will contact you to discuss the position in further detail.


Keywords: Additional Keywords: Production Planning Manager, Production Planner, Planning Manager, Production, Food Production, Food Production Planning, Demand Planner, Demand Planning, Production, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Planner


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