Production Planner

Job Ref: 80117
Sector: Engineering
Date Added: 28 March 2018
  • Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
  • £25,000 - £30,000 per Annum
  • Keeran Williams
  • 02920 388757

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Production Planner (temporary to permanent)

Carbon60 are currently recruiting in the Newcastle area for an experienced Production Planner. The client are a highly respected, local organisation, specialising in providing bespoke sheet metal and fabricated parts to an impressive array of customers across a number of industries.

The role would suit a Production Planner who is highly organised, with excellent analytical skills and preferably, a proven track record in a similar, fast-paced position. You will need to hit the ground running and take a lead role in forward planning, monitoring and forecasting to enable the client to meet customer needs.

Please note: this is a temporary position to start, with a view to possible permanency for the right candidate.

The Role

The Production Planner will be responsible for:

  • Analysing customer orders, using this information to forecast required capacity and manning
  • Regular and effective communication with all internal departments
  • Monitor and coordinate WIP stock checks, maintaining system accuracy
  • Plan production with a target of 100% accuracy
  • Monitor, record and communicate plans and stock levels
  • Level demands to compensate for fluctuation and plan processes to meet customer needs
  • Support KPI calculations and reporting

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 3 years' experience in a similar manufacturing role
  • Demonstrable success in a high quality, fast-paced, high volume environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Specific Production Planning experience
  • Highly developed problem solving skills
  • An analytical, systematic and objective mind set
  • A reliable and flexible approach to work requirements
  • Excellent IT skills

NOTE: This is a temp to perm vacancy

To apply for this exciting new opportunity, please send your CV to: Keeran Williams

Tel: 02920 731187

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.