Production Planner - Fixed Term Contract

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Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH28475

£30000 - £32000 per annum

Production Planner (Fixed Term Contract)
£30,000 - £32,000

Role Profile

Our client is a successful and established manufacturing business in the Manchester area. They are looking to appoint a Production Planner to join their team on a fixed term contract until at least summer 2020.

This role will focus on Production Planning for the manufacturing facility on site.

Key responsibilities:

  • Planning production activities for manufacturing in line with production capacity, material availability and customer needs
  • Working closely with the Production Team to proactively resolve potential issues and ensure production targets are met
  • Actively contributing to Production Planning and Capacity Planning meetings, providing reports and analysis on performance and KPIs
  • Working closely with the customer service team to ensure customer orders will be fulfilled on time and in full
  • Proactively responding to changes in demand to amend production schedule accordingly
  • Recommending continuous improvements

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable experience in a Production Planning/ Production Scheduling role
  • Experience of production planning within a manufacturing environment, ideally engineering
  • Strong analytical ability with an excellent working knowledge of Excel and other planning systems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for continuous improvements


Our client is a successful and established manufacturing business in the Manchester area. They are going through an exciting period of change and therefore require additional support in their planning team over the next few months.


£30,000 - £32,000

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