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Production Planner

Ref: 9220815

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • 11 Mar 2020
  • Tyrone
  • Perm

Production Planner. Our client based in County Tyrone wish to recruit an experienced Manufacturing Production Planner to join their growing team, on a full-time basis. Excellent Package available for right Candidate £30,000 to £35,000 + excellent package

The Role:

The successful applicant will report directly to the Operations Manager. The Production Planner will be required to work as part of the Sales & Operations team, and to undertake production planning duties to achieve sales & gross profit targets in line with the company objectives and vision. The successful applicant must be able to predict and achieve accurate delivery dates by controlling the scheduling of products within the company and have a drive for results. . • Scheduling / planning the production of all products through a multi-work centre production environment with finite capacity constraints. • Work closely with sales to ensure the production floor is loaded to planned levels. • Communicate the planned schedule to production and purchasing in good time to ensure proper allocation of resources. • Continually strive to develop planning processes and increase use of advanced scheduling tools within the existing ERP system. • Provide the central communication point for all enquires on production progress and delivery timing. • Supported by the sales administrator, oversee the processing of orders when received, including master scheduling and confirmation of order lead time to customer. • Lead the detailed materials & resource planning process to generate weekly & daily production plans. • Act as the voice of the customer regarding product delivery at daily production meetings, ensure all participants are aware of the production plan. • Lead regular sales and operations planning meetings to ensure midterm visibility of load versus capacity and instigate actions to close any gaps.

The Person:

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will come from a similar background and will be looking for the next challenge in their career. Self-starting and motivated, applicants will also need to satisfy the following: Essential: • Previous experience in a production planning / scheduling role • Experience of working in a high-volume role • Experience in a customer facing role with proven ability to proactively deal with and resolve any customer queries • Experienced in both master scheduling and detailed production planning in a multi work centre environment. • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office and previous MRP/ERP experience. • Excellent planning & organisational skills

The Rewards:

Excellent salary available for the right candidate, depending on experience plus company benefits. Does this sound like the challenge you have been looking for? Do you have the skills and experience required to excel in this position? Then please forward your CV ensuring it demonstrates how you meet the essential criteria. For more details on this Production Planner job or more Engineering and Production opportunities, please contact Conor O’Hagan on 02890325325 or message on