Production Planner / £20,000 - £30,000 Experience Dependant / Manchester
Your new company
A well established and innovative manufacturing company based in the Runcorn area who are currently growing their production planning team.
Your new role
The Production Planner will be responsible for the scheduling of production processes to ensure that all customer orders will be ready in time for shipment with the minimum amount of cost, ensuring capacity is maintained in line with business requirements through efficient utilisation of equipment and planning of material availability and that customer requirements are met / exceeded.
Your day to day duties will include: ensuring all schedules take into account production constraints, customer required dates, economical run quantities, changeover times, requirements for businesses and raw material availability, working with other members of the Planning team, Manufacturing, Warehousing and Customer Service to ensure all large or non-standard requirements are planned for and catered for appropriately. You will be monitoring of sales orders and investigating late orders and agreeing corrective actions where applicable.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have proven experience of working in a production planning role within the manufacturing industry however most importantly you'll be a friendly, open, team player who is IT literate and happy to not only be in the office but also go on the shop floor and understand the end to end process. You will also be confident on the phone when dealing with external customer queries.
What you'll get in return
The opportunity to work for a friendly and successful manufacturing company, at a competitive salary.
What you need to do now
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