Production Planner

Production Planner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Purchasing / Supply Chain Logistics

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    28000-30000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Blaze Furley

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Production Planner

Location: Manchester

Salary: £28k-£30k

Following a period of sustained growth my client is seeking a Production Planner to manage production process.

Production Planner - Responsibilities would include:

  • Ensures goods produced by employer are produced in a cost-effective way that meets quality specifications.
  • Makes sure that goods are ready to distribute to customers in a timely fashion.
  • Improves a company's production and distribution processes.
  • Ensures the production and distribution of products runs smoothly.

Production Planner – Person Requirements & Benefits:

  • Liaises with customer service division to determine customer requirements
  • Approves materials, costs, manufacturing equipment, and the size of workforce needs to manufacture goods
  • Predicts how long a project will take to complete
  • Develops a production schedule detailing all tasks and when they should be completed by to meet predicted completion date
  • Liaises with customers, suppliers, the human resources department, and maintenance employees to ensure all workers, materials, and machinery will be available when required
  • Monitors project's progress to ensure it's following the schedule
  • Troubleshoots problems that occur during production, including staff shortages and machinery malfunctions
  • Organizes project paperwork, including purchase orders, and maintains records
  • Monitors production and raw material costs
  • Collects and assesses data about the production and team's performance
  • Prepares reports about production processes for upper management and suggests ways to improve efficiency
  • Bi - lingual would be desirable
  • Pension.
  • Loyalty Awards (Recognises employees with 5, 10-, 20-, 30- and 40-years’ service).
  • Employee Benefits Platform (Includes a Cycle to work scheme and access to a range of offers and discounts).
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee and customer referral schemes.