Production Planner

  • Competitive Basic + excellent Benefits
  • Carlisle
  • Posted: 22/04/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 112108201

Job Details

We are actively looking for an experienced Production Planner for a well-established Engineering company in Carlisle.

Our client is equipped to serve their client base across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa and provide turnkey design, manufacture and commissions along with offering a large inventory of spares for rapid response servicing. The Carlisle head office is a modern machining and assembly facility that also operates as a major hub for genuine parts and technical support and due to continued growth, they now require a Production Planner to compliment an already skilled team of Engineers.

As Production Planner your main duties will include managing the schedules, availability of manufactured and purchased items and assemblies related to an assigned project. You will create detailed production schedules and shop orders for assigned projects whilst identifying and tracking the resolution of shortages, monitoring completeness of assemblies, and coordinating their release. The Production Planner will also be responsible for reviewing and acting on order release, action and exception messages from the ERP/MRP system. You will monitor returns to stock, additional unplanned stock issues and project-related documents for accuracy and initiates ECR’s as appropriate.
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Production Planning experience or training in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings, engineering specifications, bills of material and engineering change orders
  • Must have excellent computer skills including MRP/ERP system and Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • IFS ERP system experience would be a significant advantage but not essential
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
This is a full time role working 40 hours per week and the Salary will be discussed at interview depending on experience.

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