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Production Planner

  • sector

    Engineering

  • location

    Borough of Halton

  • salary

    £32,000

  • type

    Permanent

consultant

Alex Hatfield

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Production Planner / Production Scheduler / Production Coordinator / Planning Assistant required for a well-established manufacturer in Runcorn.
The Production Planner / Production Scheduler / Production Coordinator / Planning Assistant will be using an MRP / ERP system to actively plan work across the business and ensure adequate materials are on site.
The successful Production Planner / Production Scheduler / Production Coordinator / Planning Assistant will require previous manufacturing/production exposure and MRP / ERP experience.

Package
Up to £42,000 depending on experience
23 days + bank holidays
Early Finish Friday’s
Pension Scheme With 6x Salary Death in Service and Income Protection Insurance In Case Of Long-Term Illness

Role
The Production Planner will be to provide proactive, effective, and efficient production planning support to the manufacturing department
The production planner will plan production order lines into the appropriate work centres using an MRP / ERP system
Reporting to the Master Scheduler
Provide a first point of contact for customers regarding order progressing, rush orders, late orders, and lead times.
Daily planning / releasing of customer orders into the production / manufacturing department.
Generating production schedules that provide an in-depth audit of production requirements, manufacturing capacity and line utilisation.
Develop procedures and best practices that optimise accuracy / efficiency of the master production schedule(s) (MPS) and manufacturing throughput
Liaise with various engineering departments including Operations, Customer Service, Engineering, Inventory Control and Purchasing.
Prepare various manufacturing reports
Site based in Runcorn

Requirements
Proven experience as a Production Planner / Material Scheduler / Materials Planner / Production Scheduler / Production Coordinator / Materials Co-ordinator / Manufacturing Planner / Planning Assistant
A high level of proven capability gained within a Projects Planning / Scheduling role using ERP / MRP systems.
Must have worked in a manufacturing / production environment
Commutable to Runcorn

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