Planning Assistant

Posted 8 August by Net Ltd Easy Apply

Our client is a textile manufacturer using high performance fibers to produce primarily ropes and cords, with offices in the UK and USA.

They are looking to recruit a Planning Assistant, to help support their growing business, based in their Head Office in Malvern.

The role will suit someone that has a passion or interest in manufacturing, possibly a graduate, who is looking to develop a base on which to further their production career. A desire to succeed and a positive approach will be essential.

Key Responsibilities of the Planning Assistant:

- Manage the creation and completion of works orders with business
- Creation of new part codes and the management of this process throughout the business
- Work closely with the Production Manager ensuring that key metrics are measured
- Develop a working relationship with the Production Manager to allocate work efficiently
- Manage minimum and maximum stock levels for both forecast and non-forecast goods
- Ensure data integrity across a range of sources within the business
- Co-ordinates & expedite the placement of purchase orders and/or delivery of materials
- Keep the sales team informed of changes that may affect the customer delivery dates

Skills & Experience Required:

- Advanced spreadsheet skills coupled with good familiarity of MS office
- Degree level education would be considered in the place of experience
- A person with a good sense of humor and first-class team ethics


- An understanding of Bills of Materials and works orders within a manufacturing environment
- Previous experience of working in a similar role is beneficial although not essential

In Return, the Planning Assistant Can Expect;

- Salary will be market rate, and reflect the relevant experience of the candidate
- Pension Plan
- Good working environment with real career progression

What’s Next?
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Keywords: Planning Assistant, Production Planner, Works Orders, Stock Control, Purchase Orders, BOM, Manufacturing, Graduate, Malvern, Worcestershire

Required skills

  • Forecast
  • Orders
  • Planner
  • Purchase Orders
  • Stock Control

Reference: 35826369

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