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Senior Production Planner

Posted 6 February by Astute Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Growing Alfreton based business are currently recruiting for an experienced senior production planner.

As a Senior Planner you will be an expert in production planning, having the ability to produce detailed reports based on customer forecasts/orders and historical sales. You will be expected to manage the planning of multiple departments and communicate to all departments across the business (Production/Sales/Purchasing).


  • Produce and maintain production reports/documents to support the Planning Manager on scheduling of customer order
  • Review all order intakes and ensure shortages have been planned into production (Using a machine monitoring system)
  • Attending and leading the monthly planning/sales meetings internally;
  • Total management of the MRP system using SAP Business One
  • Management of all new BOM/SKU’s.
  • Liaising with all departments (Sales/Production/Logistics/Purchasing) on all planning related issues.

Person Specification

  • Very analytical
  • Extensive experience in Production Planning in a fast-paced environment (ideally Injection moulding)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Creative ability
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Qualifications and Experience

  • Computer literate in planning software
  • Experience of working with MRP/forecasting modules and SAP essential
  • Strong maths and IT skills

This is an excellent opportunity to join this fantastic business. Salary £30,000 - £35,000, 20 days holiday. Hours of work are 9.00am - 5.30pm, Monday - Friday with 1 hour’s lunch.

Required skills

  • Production Planner

Reference: 34408169

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