Vacancy Detail

Production Planner

Our client is one of the Northwest largest Manufactureres.

You will be responsible for customer demand and or any inventory balancing strategy is scheduled through the various manufacturing work centres in the most efficient sequence, to ensure that customer demand is met on time and in full at lowest delivered cost.


  • Monitor schedule and progress of each manufacturing resource throughout the day.
  • Make updates on job priorities ERP system.
  • Check the status of materials, manufacturing jobs, purchased components, and outside services.
  • Inform Sales, Procurement, Shipping, Quality Inspection and Manufacturing of schedule changes that may drive action for multiple groups.
  • Identify bottleneck operations and take action to raise awareness to appropriate resources and collaborate with them to establish priorities and implement solutions to adhere to schedule.
  • Provide clear and timely communication to the customers, Program managers, Master scheduling, NPI and purchasing on production status for schedule delays and action being taken to meet schedule.
  • Participate in pre-production review meetings and follow-up with Engineering or other resources to ensure all operational concerns have been resolved.
  • Perform daily review of all job transactions and ensure proper maintenance is performed.
  • Participate in continuous improvement of planning systems and drive improved accuracy and efficiency.
  • Monitor and report standards deviation from actuals.
  • Participate in team meetings to ensure that a consolidated view is available and does not exceed capacity of shared resource work centres.
  • Timely escalation of unresolved issues likely to impact on OTIF performance.
  • Attend, contribute and lead cross functional meetings to improve, and or expedite service to the customer.

Candidate Requirements

GCSE (Or equivalent) Maths and English

  • Customer facing experience.
  • ERP/MRPII working knowledge.

Multi process/cell Manufacturing.


Location: | Salary: 20000 - 25000 per year | Job type: Permanent | Posted: 05/08/2022