Production Planner / Production Scheduler

Ref No. EMP451165
Salary £30,000 - £48,000/annum
Location Tring, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


An international technical manufacturing and engineering business is currently recruiting for a Production Planner / Production Scheduler to join a permanent basis.


Proven experience within a Production Planning / Scheduling role, manufacturing background is essential.

The Job

An international technical manufacturing and engineering business is currently recruiting for a Production Planner / Production Scheduler to join a permanent basis.

The Production Planner / Production Scheduler will be responsible for generation of requirement plans from Sales Order information working closely with the supply team to organise purchases to meet customer and delivery requirements. Produce high technology equipment to the required standards and timescale.

Role - Production Planner / Production Scheduler

Type - Permanent position

Salary - £30,000 - £48,000 (DOE)

Location - Tring, Hertfordshire

Key responsibilities for Production Planner / Production Scheduler job role and not limited to:

  • Interpret Sales Order Information and generate production requirements and planning
  • Understand the purchasing and production needs in order to achieve time and cost criteria for each project
  • Review production plans to identify and report potential risks to Manager
  • Plan and monitor material movement in production cycles to ensure continuous operations
  • Review customer orders and accordingly establish priorities and schedules, working within the defined resources
  • Plan overall manufacturing requirements on a multi project basis
  • Organise kitting for production assemblies, ensuring that kits are correct and prepared for production on a JIT basis
  • Ensure the correct purchase of necessary components with Purchasing team
  • Liaise with Purchasing and Suppliers to achieve timely delivery of goods
  • Liaise with Production Manager on manufacturing procedures and issues
  • Assist with the planning of the internal Machine Shop Wiring and PCB Departments
  • Prepare cost-to-date and cost-to-complete reports
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of new/current procedures, methods, and process documents
  • Daily monitoring and achievement of manufacturing targets to include quality metrics, productivity metrics. Ensuring compliance with manufacturing safety, process, procedures and quality assurance standards

Key skills and experience required for Production Planner / Production Scheduler and not limited to:

  • Technical / Engineering manufacturing background
  • Have detailed knowledge of manufacturing planning, inventory control, materials requirements planning
  • MRP/ERP system experience is essential
  • Strong analytical skills
  • IT Literate

To apply for this Production Planner / Production Scheduler / Planner / Scheduler / Senior Production Planner / Senior Production Scheduler / Senior Planner / Senior Scheduler / Master Production Planner / Master Production Scheduler candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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