Production Planner

Location Falmouth
Discipline: Industrial & Manufacturing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Contact name: Danielle Hubbard

Contact email: danielle@smithandreed.co.uk
Job ref: DH 40197
Published: about 1 month ago

​Are you an experienced Production Planner/Coordinator, seeking a new challenge? My client, a forward-thinking, innovative manufacturing business in Falmouth, is seeking a new team member to join their production department.

Offering a competitive salary, great holiday allowance and excellent career progression, this is a fantastic opportunity for the right person.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor production requirements generated from MRP to ensure all work orders are issued, complete and to production within the given timescale.

  • Manage production shortfalls alongside the Supply Chain Manager to ensure all components are in stock when required.

  • Maintain accurate records and documentation for history and audit purposes, including PO and incoming inspection records.

  • Maintain sales/production requirement records to enable data tracking.

  • Communicate with distribution centres and sales colleagues to update on deliveries and respond to any requests for information as directed.

  • Chair weekly production meetings to communicate production plans to department heads.

  • Maintain information for daily reports with the most up to date and realistic dates, based on developing requirements and production output.

  • Assist with regular internal stock taking, including re-counts and adjustments.

  • Escalate any issues identified within the supply chain to the Supply Chain Manager.

  • Additional duties and assignments as directed by management.

Essential skills and attributes:

  • Experience in supply management, ideally within a planning and procurement department

  • Strong administrative, written and verbal communication skills

  • IT literate to include Microsoft Office packages

  • Proactive team player

  • Lean and Navision ERP system experience desirable but not essential

Company benefits:

  • 26,000 per annum

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

  • Pension and private health care schemes

  • Employee share scheme

  • On-site parking

  • Free tea, coffee & fruit

If you think this sounds like the perfect new role for you, and you would love the chance to join an exciting, global organisation, apply today by emailing a CV to danielle@smithandreed.co.uk