Graduate Manufacturing Production Planner

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  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Production, Business Professionals

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  • Salary:

    £22-25,000 + pension and bonus

  • Contact:

    Ian Yoxen

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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  • Startdate:

    by agreement / asap

  • Consultant:

    Ian Yoxen

Graduate Manufacturing Production Planner

£22,000-25,000-30,000 + Pension + bonus upto 20%

ST21 - Stafford / Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire 

Production planning and scheduling customer orders through the factory manufacturing process, purchasing stock and materials and monitoring inventory levels.

  • Schedule customer orders into the production plan.
  • Place purchasing orders for the required materials from the pre agreed suppliers.
  • Monitor inventory levels for production commodity materials and consumables.
  • Liaise with colleagues to communicate production plans, manufacturing target dates and delivery dates.
  • Attend the daily production operations meeting, and lead the weekly planning meeting.
  • Ensure that the goods in and goods out calendar is updated daily and communicated to Operations.

This Production Planner role could suit a recent graduate, looking for their next career step after a year or so in a manufacturing workplace.  The role reports to the Operations Manager and there will be support and skills development from other managers in the business.

Salary Guideline: £22,000-25,000 + Pension + 20% bonus

 Are you a degree educated person looking for career progression? 

  • Have you had some experience of working in a factory in any capacity, or had some experience of planning customer’s orders through a manufacturing business or similar?
  • Are you an organised and analytical person with good communication skills?
  • This role can suit a recently graduated person looking for opportunity to develop themselves.

The job’s working environment, opportunities and rewards:   

  • Professional, ambitious manufacturing company with motivated staff throughout.
  • Company with an established client base including leading UK and European manufacturers, and a growing order book. 
  • Career progression for a recently graduate with some manufacturing experience.

Reference: IY.53RTC7

This job is commutable from Stafford, Stoke-On-Trent, Telford, Cannock, Crewe and surrounding areas in Staffordshire.