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Production Planner

Luton, Bedfordshire
£30,000 to £32,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Production Planner / Manufacturing Scheduler

Location: Luton, Bedfordshire

Salary £32k plus benefits

We are a specialist manufacturer of complex high end technical products based near Luton, Bedfordshire. We are currently seeking a Production Planner with experience of manufacturing scheduling, production planning, and monitoring flow of products through the entire production cycle within a manufacturing environment.

In return for working 37 hours per week we offer a salary of £32k plus a generous benefits package and paid overtime when available. You will be able to choose to work either of these standard hours of work:

Mon-Thu: 07.00-15.00, Fri: 07.00-14.30 OR
Mon-Thu: 08.00-16.15, Fri: 08.00-14.30

This role will involve:

Review open sales orders to determine customer requirements.
Carry out planning and coordination of production schedules.
Understand and react to scheduling 'What If' scenarios.
Job creation to satisfy all departments' needs.
Monitor of workflow and schedule to ensure on-time delivery right first time.
Monitor and control of all scheduling activities.
Prepare, inspect, and distribute production shop documentation for production/workload.
Coordinate with other departments to develop and maintain scheduling and delivery goals.
Customer shipment entry.
Coordinate between production and supply chain to expedite required materials.

Applications are welcomed from Manufacturing Schedulers and Production Planners who have worked within a manufacturing or production environment.

Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximising the effective manufacture and distribution of goods are considered key to fulfilling this role.

Previous experience of MRP or ERP software (preferably the Epicor ERP system, but this is not essential as training can be provided) is highly desirable.

Good communication skills are important for working within the team environment and understanding safety procedures, as are time management skills and the ability to multitask.

More information available upon application.

When applying for this role, please indicate your current salary (plus benefits package), minimum salary required, notice period and your reasons for wishing to move from your current company. Alliance Consulting is acting as an employment agency in this respect. Alliance Consulting specialise in the placement of engineers throughout the UK. By sending us your CV you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client. If you do not wish your CV to be sent to our client then you must clearly state this to us. Equally, if there are any companies that you do not wish your CV to be sent to (for whatever reason), then please let us know of this when you apply
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  • Job Reference: 662715118-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Alliance Consulting
    Alliance Consulting
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £32,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: benefits, pension, overtime availabl
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent