Production Planner - Start ASAP!

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Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH25825

£28000 - £30000 per annum

Production Planner
£28,000 - £30,000

Role Profile

Our client, a global manufacturing firm with a site in the Manchester area, is looking to appoint a Production Planner to join their existing supply chain team. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a successful business who is one of the market leaders in their field.

Key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Planning production activities for manufacturing in line with production capacity, material availability and customer needs
  • Material Scheduling, raising POs and expediting deliveries with suppliers, working with raw materials on long lead times
  • Maintaining inventory at optimum level
  • Managing supplier performance through KPIs and scorecards

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable experience in a production planning role, with experience of creating production schedules and working from MRP
  • Experience working in fast paced manufacturing environments, e.g. FMCG, Chemicals or Food manufacturing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ambition to progress and develop career within supply chain
  • Good working knowledge of SAP


Our client is a global manufacturing firm with a site in the Manchester area.

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