Production Planning Lead

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen in Doncaster for a Production Planning Lead. This position will sit within the planning department and present an opportunity to move into a managerial post within 12-18 months.

Client Details

Our client, based in Doncaster, are known globally as a manufacturer of high quality product and pretty much lead the way in their specific industry. As part of a larger organisation and having operated in the Yorkshire area for a number of years they now seek to add further skills and capabilities to their planning department.


The key responsibilities of this role of Production Planning Lead will be to:

  • Plan production within a high volume manufacturing environment
  • Assess current capabilities across the department including systems and current communication methods
  • Work autonomously to drive positive change
  • Work closely with the forecasting and production teams


Ideally the successful candidate for this role of Production Planning Lead will have:

  • A strong desire to improve performance within a planning department
  • The ability to learn quickly and therefore move into a managerial role quickly
  • Previous exposure to working in a high volume manufacturing organisation; specifically in a planning position
  • Good knowledge of MRP systems
  • Formal qualifications / education (desirable)
  • Supervisory experience (desirable)

Job Offer

£35,000 - £45,000 DOE + excellent benefits and the opportunity to move into a managerial position relatively quickly.

Reference: 34628082

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