Production Planner

Production Planner

  • Location

    Manchester, Trafford Park

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  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    24000-30000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    James Duncalf

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Production Planner

Trafford Park, Manchester

£24k - £28k pa - Salary is negotiable depending upon experience

A leading manufacturing company is currently looking to recruit a Production Planner to join their team.

Purpose of Role - Production Planner

  • Production / order scheduling using in-house ERP system
  • Managing production schedules for various production departments
  • Liaising with production management teams daily to identify issues & jointly find
    solutions, ensuring production targets and customer requirements are met
  • Proactively review production capacity plans and highlight & resolve any forward
    load issues
  • Maintain close links with the sales teams to ensure two-way communication on
    capacity, lead times, issues etc
  • Ensure any delays in production are highlighted early to the sales teams and
    work with them to find the best solution for our customers
  • Review reports on production & planning KPI’s and make any necessary adjustments
    to keep us in line with KPI’s
  • Manage safety stock levels of finished goods produced within your responsible
    production department(s) through MRP demands

Candidate requirements - Production Planner

The ideal candidate must come from the manufacturing industry as a Production Planner. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft suite, especially Microsoft Excel is preferred but
    not essential
  • Full training will be provided on our in-house ERP system
    Previous knowledge of ERP systems is essential
    Previous knowledge of IFS Systems would be beneficial
  • Keen willingness to learn and undertake training
  • Proactive thinker
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Organised, methodical & able to work to deadlines
  • Results focused
  • Flexible
  • Health & safety conscious
  • Good team player
  • Ability to manage priorities
  • Decisive

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update.