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Production Planner

  • Location: Royal Leamington Spa
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Energy
  • Function: Supply chain
  • Contact: Tom Duckett
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446163
  • Expiry Date: 23 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 58679

A Production Planner is required to join a growing engineering company that specialise in the development and manufacture of green power generation equipment. Successful applicants will be from an engineering or manufacturing background in a fast-paced environment. You will be supporting the Manufacturing team to ensure an effective planning and assisting in the development and maintenance of the Master Production Schedule. Your key contacts externally will be logistics companies. You will also handle export compliance requirements and deal with suppliers of aftermarket items. You’ll work actively with internal departments throughout the supply chain to ensure suppliers meet all relevant requirements.

Production Planner - Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting with planning and implementing Engineering changes on the Production Line and BOM
  • Collaborating with Quality Control and Production to Investigate production issues, analyse root cause and find solutions
  • Report on findings from Root Cause Analysis.
  • Identify and drive continuous improvement activities for the function
  • Produce and maintain reports for production planning activities and process
  • Work to ensure stock accuracy through system discipline on SAP / MRP systems
  • Identify and drive continuous improvement activities for the function

Skills and Experience required for Production Planner

  • Proven Production Planning Experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment
  • Advanced user in Excel / SAP / ERP Systems
  • Ability to prioritise a complex set of requirements and data sets.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self starter with the ability to work independently

  This is an excellent opportunity for a Production Planner to develop their career and work in a highly dynamic environment with an exciting product.

If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Production Planner please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

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.