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Production Planner

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sectors:

    Planning, Scheduling & Forecasting

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Evans

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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    Tom Evans

Production Planner

Automotive Manufacturing

£25,000 - £30,000

Manchester / Bolton / Wigan / Rochdale

I am actively looking for a driven Production Planner for my client based in North Manchester. The business have a market leading product and are going through a significant period of growth. They are looking to strengthen their Supply chain team to facilitate the ramp up in productivity.


As a Production planner, you will be tasked with providing a first class, end-to-end service for short to long term Production Planning. You will also be looking at the creation and maintenance of the MPS plan and supporting activities and all relevant Master Data within ERP ensuring inbound direct material flows in line to satisfy the business Demand Plan. Key responsibilities will include;

  • On Time Delivery to end customer in line or exceeding business targets.

  • Raw material and FP stock holding in line or exceeding business targets.

  • As Production Planner, successful planning and execution of monthly production and revenue targets.

  • Bill of Material (BOM) consistency and accuracy for both Core and Production order BOM's.

  • ERP Master Data consistency and accuracy.

Essential Skills/Experience

The ideal Production Planner will need to have strong organisational and communicational skills and be experienced in the following;

  • 2 years+ Production Planning experience

  • Background in a fast paced manufacturing Industry (Automotuve xperience would be an advantage)

  • Excellent ERP competency

  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to deal with change

  • Ideally some experience of acting as leader/ mentor

  • Excellent organisation & time management.

  • Lean/Kaizen/6S experience is an advantage.

The Company

This company has a huge order book securing there long term future, due in large part to their market leading product. They are introducing multiple new products over the next 12-18 months, and are looking to bolster the Planning team.

If you are interested please APPLY NOW!