Production Planner

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    Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

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    £24000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits

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    Imogen Wilson

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    4 months ago

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Are you a Production Planner with experience in engineering? We are recruiting for a Production Planner to join a world leading manufacturing company based in Northamptonshire. Salary £24-27k dependent on experience, plus bonus and benefits, working Mon-Thu 7.00am-4.15pm and Fri 7.00-12.30.

As Production Planner you will be working in a well established team of 3 Planners and 4 Contracts Engineers, providing a proactive, efficient and effective production planning support to the business. You will be planning all technically clear sales and stock production order lines into the appropriate work centres using a combination of MRP systems and Excel. Your excellent communication skills are required across various departments to ensure the successful on time completion of projects.

You will be the first point of contact for customers regarding order progressing, rush orders, late orders and lead times. You will communicate with Export Sales to revise any lead times as necessary and generate production schedules providing in depth audit of production requirements, manufacturing capacity and line utilisation.

Proven experience in a Production Planner or Scheduler role is essential from a fast paced manufacturing environment with experience of using ERP and APS systems. 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. Supply Chain experience ideally in capacity and production planning is required with a good understanding of manufacturing processes. Experience of APMS / MES software implementation is beneficial.

This role would suit: production planner, planner, scheduler, ERP, APS, MES, manufacturing, engineering, planning administration, demand planner, MRP administrator, forecast planner, planning administrator, supply chain planner, materials planner

Locations: Wellingborough, Northampton, Kettering, Corby, Bedford, Brixworth, Moulton, Rushden, Sharnbrook, Hardingstone, Burton Latimer, Olney, Long Buckby, Thrapston, Ringstead, Kimbolton, Milton Keynes

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