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Date Added: Fri 10/11/2023

Production Planner

Cardiff, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £27500 - £28000 per annum + + Holidays + Pension + Bonus

We are currently working in partnership with a Manufacturing Business based in Cardiff who are looking to employ a permanent Production Planner to support the Production team to coordinate the planning of all production orders, managing customer requirements and monitoring lead-times to ensure products are manufactured on time and within agreed deadlines.

The successful Production Planner will have the ability and experience of working within a planning role, having worked in a similar working environment i.e. Manufacturing or Engineering planning.

Production Planner Benefits

  • Salary of £27,000 depending on experience
  • Yearly bonus up to 10% of annual salary (£2700 for this role)
  • Hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm but can be flexible (e.g. 8am to 4pm, 8.30am to 4.30pm)
  • 24 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays with Christmas shutdown
  • Death in Service scheme
  • Pension, 4% employee + 5% employer
  • Company Events
  • Long Service Awards, award given from 5 years on in 5 year increments
  • Brand New State of the Art Offices and Free Parking

Production Planner Duties and Responsibilities

  • To coordinate the planning of all Production orders, managing customers requirements, and monitoring lead-times.
  • To plan all customer orders to meet the RDD in line with manufacturing capacity and stock availability.
  • Orders to be planned to maximise efficiency's.
  • Liaise with the Manufacturing department to agree on working hours and capacity levels by work centre.
  • Liaise with procurement department to coordinate stock availability to meet customer RDD's.
  • Set appropriate lead times and liaise with Sales departments.
  • Communicate any delays to Sales/Customer Services.
  • Release jobs for manufacture by allocating material and printing job cards for each work centre.

Production Planner Essential Experience/Qualifications

  • You MUST have experience within a similar production planning position having worked in a manufacturing or engineering environment.
  • Ability to plan lead times through liaison with various internal departments.
  • Experience of coordinating stock accordingly in line with production.
  • Experience of daily production reviews.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure.
  • Computer literate and knowledge of Microsoft packages.
  • A positive work ethic.
  • Able to use own initiative.

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