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Production Planner
Supply Chain
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14-Oct-2021 10:38 AM
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Escape Recruitment are working with a Manufacturing organisation who are looking to appoint Production Planner for a 12 month contract to cover Maternity Leave.

The Production Planner will be responsible for the Material and Production Plan and will work closely with Colleagues in Manufacturing, Purchasing and Customer Service.

Responsibilities of the role will involve:

Process Sales Order Requests, Work Orders and amend order dates as necessary

  • Use ERP systems to track raw materials, production capacity and the status of orders

  • Work with the Production Manager to maintain production schedule

  • Ensure resources and materials are in adequate supply

  • Manage issues that arise in relation to delivery or production

  • Provide daily/weekly reports to the management team

  • Look to improve production schedule accuracy through reductions in standard labour hours per product

Experience and knowledge required for the role:

  • Experience of working in a similar Production/Material Planning role within a Manufacturing/FMCG organisation

  • Strong knowledge of inventory management and planning

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Time management and prioritising skills

  • Excellent communication skills and a team player with a proactive hands-on approach

  • Experience or using an ERP system, Sage would be highly advantageous

This is a site-based role.

If you are readily available and can commit to a 12 month FTC, then please send your CV today!

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