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Production Planner

Posted 6 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Production Planner / Blackburn / £25,000 - £30,000 / Fixed Term Contract

Your new company

You will join an industry leading manufacturer in Blackburn

Your new role

Reporting into the Planning & Inventory Manager you oversee the following key duties-

  • Plan all site jobs by production cell to meet customer deadlines.
  • Manage changes to plan by liaising between Sales and Production to achieve customer expectations.
  • Respond to communications from internal and external stakeholders in a professional and timely manner.
  • Understand capabilities of individual production areas and allocate work accordingly to best utilize equipment and achieve deadlines.
  • Conduct weekly capacity meetings with operations and manufacturing.
  • Facilitate effective communication with key stakeholders to manage customer expectation and production targets.
  • Liaise with major customers to forecast production capacity against demand
  • Supervise planning assistant in their daily tasks.
  • Analyse historical data relating to production and capacity.
  • Deputise in the absence of the Planning Manager.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Proven experience Production / Manufacturing Planning in a fast paced environment
  • Experience of a multi production cell environment is beneficial but not must have
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a structured, logical and timely manner
  • Good literacy, numeracy and IT skills including Excel

What you'll get in return

£25,000 - £30,000 dependant on experience plus benefits including bonus.

This role is initially a fixed term contract with a strong likelihood it will turn permanent.

What you need to do now

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