Production Planner

Brogan Drewett
Sittingbourne, Kent
£35,000 DOE
03 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Post Title

Master Planner/Scheduler

Reports to

Operations Manager



Responsible for

Full Master Resource and Capacity Plan


Up to £35,000 dependant upon experience


Full time based at Sittingbourne

Main duties and responsibilities:          

  • Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products
  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
  • Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand
  • Assign workers and other staff to production operations
  • Schedule shift according to production needs
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget
  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports
  • Keep paperwork organized
  • Collaborate with quality control, warehouse and other staff

Person Specification

  • Proven experience as production planner
  • Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
  • Experience in MRP II (Manufacturing resource planning) not essential
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
  • Good at math and statistics
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Able to demonstrate an excellent attitude to health and safety and quality assurance

This document outlines the duties required at this point in time.  It is not a comprehensive or exhaustive list duties may vary from time to time. 

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