Production Planner

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  • Location: County Antrim

  • Salary: £18 - 23k

  • Sector: Manufacturing

  • Closing Date: 2020-08-24

  • Job type: 

    Production / Planning
  • Contact: Janette McCleave

  • Contract Type: Permanent

Our client is a well-known manufacturing company in Co Antrim who now have an opening for a Production Planner.

Working as part of a team which acts as the central communication point regarding all orders for sales, technical, production and dispatch personnel, you will plan the production of products in agreement with production to achieve completion dates as agreed with the customer.

Responsibilities:

  • Use sage stock level and order information to create weekly and daily plans which maintain on-time deliveries while maintaining a steady workload for production.
  • Attend the weekly production planning meetings, ensuring effective communication in relation to production plans between related departments and raising any concerns which may impact the production programme.
  • Print labels for products to be poured each day.
  • Order raw materials for projects ensuring the lowest possible stock levels while allowing production to proceed in line with programme.
  • Liaise with the Purchasing department to ensure that materials are purchased at the optimum price and that accounts are set up with suppliers appropriately.
  • Circulate reports on daily and weekly adherence to plan and tonnage figures.
  • Collate figures at the start of each month to support completion of monthly stock valuation.
  • Process daily stock counts to ensure accurate stock values, investigate and highlight variances.
  • Record non-conformances and/or complaints received as tickets on the SalesLogix CRM package and assist in the resolution and completion of Corrective Actions Reports.
  • Support to the dispatch desk – serving collection customers, hauliers, operating barriers & weighbridge.

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous experience of stock control / production planning ideally within manufacturing
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills especially in Microsoft Excel
  • Good time management, interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a busy team
  • Good commercial awareness and awareness
  • An analytical mind with proven numeracy and literacy skills
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills

Desirable Criteria:

  • A business related or engineering degree
  • Experience in customer service
  • Experience in manufacturing

Salary is in the region £18 - 23k + benefits including pension, healthcare, attendance bonus, childcare vouchers and free parking.

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact us on 02890 826044 or email your CV through the link.

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this.

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this.

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