Production Planner

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  • Sector:

    Warehousing, Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Imogen Wilson

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Imogen Wilson

Are you a Planner with experience within a manufacturing or engineering company? We are recruiting for a Production Planner to join a very busy manufacturing company supplying the automotive industry. Salary £22-28k dependent on experience plus benefits, working Mon-Thu 7.30-4.45 and Fri 7.30-12.30!!!

As Production Planner you will ensure delivery of orders to dedicated customers are in line with scheduled or order requirements. You will receive the order, enter onto the MRP system and expedite the planning, production and purchasing of material. In addition you will chase the order, ensuring its timely dispatch keeping the customer fully informed at all key stages of the process.

In detail, you will verify batch quantities and lead times form orders ensuring they are suitable, monitor prices and amend as necessary, process any changes to works orders, process production orders liaising with production control dept, and schedule material requirements with the required lead times using the MRP system and monitoring stocks of material and finished goods.

Proven experience in a Planner or Scheduler role is essential or similar with experience of using MRP systems (WINMAN ideal but not essential). Excellent MS Office skills, Excel in particular are required with the ability to build relationships with stakeholders and strong time management skills as this is a very busy role. Experience of working within the automotive industry would be advantageous.

This role would suit: production planner, planner, scheduler, expeditor, MRP, ERP, WINMAN, Navision, manufacturing, engineering, automotive, planning administration, demand planner, MRP administrator, forecast planner, planning administrator, supply chain planner, materials planner

Commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Buckingham, Bedford, Luton, Aylesbury, Northampton

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.