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Date Added: Wed 15/09/2021

Production Planner

Cambridge, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £20000 - £25000

Production Planner

We have brand-new opportunity for a Production Planner in the Bar Hill area. Our client has recently been taken over and are looking for a new member of the operations team to assist with organising the flow of work through the business.

The focus will be to assist Production in working to schedule and provide progress updates to key stakeholders within the business. You will work closely with the Production Manager but also liaise with Customer Service and Purchasing.

Job Role

  • Work with Production Management to organise flow of work through manufacturing
  • Liaise between Purchasing and Production on latest material availability
  • Work with Production to maximise efficiency
  • Liaise with Customer Service team to update customers OPO (Open Purchase Order) reports
  • Agree delivery schedules with Production to meet customer demands
  • Notify Customer Service of any deviation to agreed schedule
  • Update status reports and progress boards, such as production progress, customer information and materials inventory availability
  • Ensure that the Duty Supervisor / Quality department is immediately informed of any defects or issues with products

Person Specification

  • Experience of working in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Methodical and organised approach
  • Able to work on your own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to understand technical drawings is desirable
  • Previous experience with Bill of Materials would be desirable

Hours of Work and Pay

  • Up to £25,000
  • 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monday to Thursday
  • 8am to 4.45pm
  • Friday
  • 8am to 12.30pm
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