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Production Planner - Fabrication Industry

Production Planner - Fabrication Industry

Posted 1 May by Westray Recruitment Consultants Easy Apply Ended


Westray Recruitment Consultants are looking for an experienced Production Planner based very near Seaham, who has a proven track record of planning and expediting. Ideally, you would be Time Served in welding and fabrication to work for a "one stop shop" bespoke fabrication business based in Seaham. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a wide skill set around fabrication, people management, production scheduling, procurement, forecasting and client relationship building. Applicants need to be able to work within an organisation who produces a range of bespoke fabrication products within both light and heavy engineering industry.


  • Oversee the production process and draw up a production schedule
  • Ensure that production is cost effective
  • Decide what resources are required
  • Draft a timescale for the job
  • Estimate costs and set the quality standards
  • Monitor the production processes and adjust schedules as needed
  • Be responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment
  • Monitor product standard and implement quality control programmes
  • Liaise among different departments, including suppliers and managers
  • Work with managers to implement the company's policies and goals
  • Work alongside the Financial Director to decide on labour costs, also work with Directors to assist with quotations
  • Work with site coordinator to programme installation schedules in line with production
  • Check all drawings are correct before issuing to production


  • Time served from a welding and/or fabrication background would be a bonus
  • Experienced in light and heavy industries
  • ISO9001:2008 knowledge
  • Understanding of BS EN 1090 CE Structural
  • Strong working knowledge of the Fabrication Industry
  • A solid Estimating background would be beneficial
  • A solid understanding of how a business runs successfully
  • A strong leader with a motivated and self-driven attitude


This is a permanent position working day shifts, including 7am-4pm Monday-Thursday and 7am-3pm on Fridays.


The salary for this role is dependent upon experience and relevancy for the position. The role is paying circa £25K-£27K.


Please get in touch with Joe Rowan in consideration for this role.

Required skills

  • planning
  • estimator
  • plan
  • estimation

Reference: 34429683

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