Manufacturing/Surveying  2023-01-19 09:40:26



Production Planner

Competitive Salary

25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, employee assistance program (vouchers and discounts)

Monday to Friday, 7am – 3pm or 8am – 4pm  


Are you a production planner? Have you worked in a manufacturing environment? If so, our client, a leading water and energy solutions provider, is looking for a Production Planner for their site in Aylesbury. Reporting to the Production Planning Supervisor, this is a new role that will involve assisting with the co-ordination of the production schedules for two sites across inventory and production planning to meet service, cost, and timeliness objectives.

Production Planner

The Production Planner will have the following responsibilities

Job Description

Managing and controlling daily production schedules and producing the production plan in line with the demand schedule.
Communicating with the sales order processing team to manage and control the order book.
Advising commercial teams on delivery schedules and customer requirements.
Liaising with procurement and logistics as required.
Advising Sales about increased lead times during busy periods.
Working with production managers and cell leaders to resolve potential production issues and avoid recurrences.
Managing recourse planning by taking into account factory capacity.
Maintaining stock accuracy across all locations to ensure physical stock matches system balances.
Liaising with all stakeholders to ensure that backflushing is completed in a timely manner.
Maintaining and promoting a compliance culture throughout the organisation. 

Production Planner

The Production Planner will require the following essential skills/experience

Essential Skills/Experience/Qualifications

Strong understanding of manufacturing and production processes.
Previous experience within a manufacturing environment.
Strong knowledge of and experience with ERP systems.
Good understanding of Microsoft Office.
Manufacturing or production planning qualifications would be advantageous


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