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Production Planner

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  • Ref: DT 345

Cathedral Appointments are currently recruiting for an experienced Production Planner for an established technical manufacturing company based in Newton Abbot.

The Production Planners role is to prepare the various materials for the complexed manufacturing process, along with maintaining accurate and sufficient stock levels to ensure smooth production and assembly lines. 

Production Planner responsibilities include...

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and co-ordinate production requirements within all areas of the factory.
  • Use MRP system accordingly to maximise capacity.
  • Raising work orders well in advance in accordance to the proposed schedule.
  • Ensuring that company procedures are being followed during manufacturing processes.
  • Reporting directly to the Production Manager.
  • Identifying raw material requirements.
  • Prepare delivery schedules.
  • Work closely with QA to ensure all customer requirements are met in a timely fashion.
  • Liaise with sales department to determine accurate delivery proposals.
  • Monitor production and material costs.

Production Planner requirements include...

The ideal candidate must possess:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Prior experience of using MRP systems.
  • Good Excel skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines. Knowledge of manufacturing processes

For further details on this exciting opportunity for an experienced Production Planner please send an up to date CV to Dan at Cathedral Appointments or give us a call any time. 

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