Production Planner

Best In Recruitment
11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Best in Recruitment, Manufacturing and Engineering specialists, are recruiting for an experienced Production Planner or Production Scheduler in the County of Northamptonshire.

The Role of Production Planner or Production Scheduler

• To schedule and plan full production for a specialist supplier of
extruded Aluminium
• To liaise with 3rd party suppliers and plan out sourcing like powder
coating and Anodising
• To take on the responsibility of ordering materials and controlling
• To periodically review the planning system used, to ensure suitability
and develop where necessary and resolving potential issue
• Working to and achieving KPI’s
• Be involved in weekly production meetings, reporting progress on
planned production and addressing problems
• Manage day to day activities against budgets
• Support staff development related to planning
• Liaising with department managers such as fabrication and logistics
• Reporting to the group operations director

The ideal candidate for the role of Production Planner or Production Scheduler

• Will ideally have three years’ experience as a production planner or
production scheduler
• Experience in dealing with 3rd party suppliers advantageous
• Will have a good working knowledge of Microsoft office packages,
including Excel
• Experience with aluminium extrusions advantageous
• Experience working to and achieving targets and KPI’s
• A clear and concise communicator across all levels of a business

Our Client who is seeking a Production Planner or Production Scheduler

• Established nearly 40 years our client is a Multi award winning
Aluminium Extrusion Company
• A forward-thinking and professional organisation
• Members of The Aluminium Federation and Made in the Midlands
• Offer impressive machining capabilities to customers across the whole
• Sectors include Retail, Automotive and Construction

If the above opportunity is of interest and you feel you have the skills required for the role of production planner or scheduler, please apply today. Should you require and further information about this or any other role please contact Ant Morris, Specialist Engineering and Manufacturing Recruitment Consultant at Best in Recruitment on (Apply online only)

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