Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Russ Malin

Production Planner

Job Description

We are working with an established, local manufacturer who is seeking to recruit a Supply Chain Production Planner to join them on a permanent basis. The purpose of this role is to plan, issue, monitor and expedite production orders received by the Company are processed manufactured and supplied in a timely, effective, efficient manner.


Very competitive basic salary

Pension scheme

Canteen facilities

Training and development opportunities

Onsite parking


Plan new orders considering lead times, capacity and customer needs, on time delivery being a key KPI

Determining lead times for sales orders and enquiries in order to give sales delivery dates for customers.

Process shop floor paperwork in accordance with Company procedures in order to ensure swift and efficient service to the factory.

To be the prime interface between production and sales in order to ensure adherence to the production schedule and to report deviations.

To evaluate urgent requirements and to identify any systems problems before raising new works orders in order to manufacture efficiently and effectively.

Provide analyse and interpret statistics in order to supply management with data

Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and support implementation

Performs other duties within the greater Plant Supply Chain team as business needs/workloads dictate.

Our ideal candidate

Previous experience in a similar role including experience of working with an ERP system as well as having daily customer interaction

Educated to GCSE, or equivalent, including Mathematics and English

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Computer literacy is essential

Experience of material requirement planning and bill of materials

Ability to read and interpret engineer drawings would be beneficial

Understanding of lean manufacturing principles

Knowledge of basic business principles and processes

If you are interested in the Production Planner role, please apply today!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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