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Production Planner

Production Planner

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chloe Thomas

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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Production Planner

Are you a Production Planner looking for a new role?

Come and join a globally recognised marketing leading designer and manufacturer of equipment within the food industry. Who serve numerous prominent clients including major supermarket chains, independent companies, hotels, restaurants, and retail outlets. They are known for their high-quality, innovative products and craftsmanship.

They are looking for a Production Planner to join their team and be an integral part of the business when planning production cells and coordinating component deliveries to meet customer demand and stock holding requirements.

What you'll be doing?

  • Analysing sales orders and agreed stock holding to develop efficient Production Plans, leveraging MRP system.
  • Collaborating with Production staff to ensure adequate labour resources are in place to meet production schedules.
  • Working closely with the Sales team to align on future customer forecasts and demand.
  • Generating schedules and placing orders with component suppliers.
  • Monitoring overdue supplier orders and optimising component stock holding.
  • Assisting in overall factory-wide planning (Master scheduling).
  • Coordinating with Warehouse and dispatch teams to ensure timely and efficient delivery schedules.

Key Skills:

  • Ideally, 3-5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in MRP systems.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
  • Capacity to adapt to changes in demand patterns and adjust plans accordingly.
  • Team player with a willingness to get hands-on when necessary.

If you are an experienced Production Planner looking for a new role, please reach out for more information.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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