Production Planner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Attractive Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Lisa Osborne

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446162

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Production Planner

Coventry, Warwickshire


A Production Planner is required by global engineering/manufacturing organisation based in Coventry.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established, growing organisation and be an integral part of the Logistics team.

The Role:

As Production Planner, you will support members of the Operations Management team with the workload aims and department vision.

  • Deliver on-time product supply to a variety of customers by translating customer demand into an achievable, optimised production schedule.
  • Optimise capacity through capacity planning and machine/man availability.
  • Support the development of planning, stock management systems and processes.
  • Understand, maintain appropriate KPIs and meet/exceed KPI targets. If below targets and achieve clear recovery plans.
  • Support and manage Engineering Change (ECN) activities.
  • Cross functional problem solving related to planning areas ie capacity, production planning.
  • Analyse customer requirements to ensure efficient build planning.

The Person:

  • Experience of working within a demanding manufacturing/engineering environment, having a proven track record of a success within an internal logistics/planning environment.
  • You will have an excellent understanding of MRP or SAP based systems, as well as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word).
  • Ideally, you will be qualified to HNC level and have good organisational and time management skills.

We are seeking a self-motivated, Planning professional who is seeking a new challenge and willingness to take ownership.  If you are and offer the above experience in return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package.

Interested?  Please contact forward your latest CV to or call me directly on 01384 446162.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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