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Production Planner


  • £25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Cleator Moor
  • Posted: 19/03/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 112100395

Job Details

Riverside Recruitment are working on behalf of their client to recruit for an experienced Production Planner.

Our client offers a broad range of products servicing small engineering companies to some of the largest multi-nationals. They are looking to compliment their current team with a Production Planner who can conduct contract reviews and plan production routines across all production departments and communicate that plan to production mangers.

This is a fast paced and complex role, therefore the ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • A background in manufacturing and an understanding of industrial processes.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of operational planning across a number of production departments.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of order input processes / contract review processes.
  • The ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team with excellent communication skills.
  • An ability to multitask and prioritise work.
  • An ability to adapt the operational plan when priorities change.
  • Experience working with MS Office.
  • Experience with MRP systems or other ERP systems.
Typical duties will include:
  • Contract review (commercial and technical details) of customer orders.
  • Liaison with the sales organisation to confirm customer order requirements.
  • Planning of production activities including sub-contract operations.
  • Liaison with production managers to ensure that material flows through the factory as efficiently as possible.
  • Progressing of work orders through the production process to ensure adherence to customer required delivery dates.
  • Liaison with sub-contractors.
This is a full time role paying up to £30k for the right candidate. You can expect a generous benefits package along with stability, security and future development if desired.