Engineering Production Planning Assistant

Graduate Talent Solutions
£18000 - £22000/annum
18 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Have you graduated within the last two years with a 1st class or upper second class degree and are looking for your dream graduate opportunity? Look no further as Graduate Talent Solutions is now partnering with one of the UK's leading metal companies who are looking for a Graduate Production Planning Assistant who will be reporting into directly the Production Planning Manager.

The company are growing and offering a very exciting opportunity with full training- this is an amazing opportunity for a switched on Graduate who is looking for their next challenge!

Responsibilities include:

* Approves materials, costs, manufacturing equipment, and the size of workforce needs to manufacture goods
* Predicting project timeline
* Develop a production schedule detailing all tasks and when they should be completed by to meet predicted completion date
* Liaises with customers, suppliers, the human resources department, and maintenance employees to ensure all workers, materials, and machinery will be available when required
* Monitor project's progress to ensure it's following the schedule
* Troubleshoot problems that occur during production, including staff shortages and machinery malfunctions
* Organise project paperwork, including purchase orders, and maintains records
* Monitor production and raw material costs
* Collect and assess data about the production and team's performance
* Prepare reports about production processes for upper management and suggests ways to improve efficiency

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who is confident, driven and ambitious seeking to develop a successful career within the company. As well as fantastic basic salary of 22K per annum, they offer an attendance bonus and all overtime is £15.45 on top of the salary plus a generous 29 days' annual leave.

If you are interested in this placement please apply by clicking on the link below or contact Graduate Talent Solutions for further details.

Graduate Talent Solutions is the UK's leading graduate recruitment specialists with nationwide opportunities for graduates across all industry sectors, including; HR, Engineering, Business, Marketing, Finance, Construction and ICT. We place graduates in permanent positions with our clients, as well as 5-6 month paid work placements directly linked to your future career choice - more than two thirds of our placements directly end with permanent graduate positions.

Graduate Talent Solutions is part of Nicholas Associates Group, a market leading partner of choice for talent management solutions, from Apprentice to Boardroom. For us, it's all about enabling people to be their best.

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