- Reference ID PP1
- Type Permanent
- Category Maintenance
- Salary £25,000
Our client, a highly successful manufacturer based in Sunderland is looking to appoint a Production Planner on a permanent basis, to support plans for expansion.
Duties & Responsibilities:
·Ensure goods manufactured are produced in a cost-effective way that meet quality specifications.
·Ensure that goods are ready to distribute to customers in a timely fashion.
·Ensure the production and distribution of products runs smoothly.
·Liaise with sales division to determine customer requirements.
·Approve materials, costs, manufacturing equipment, and the size of workforce needs to manufacture goods.
·Develop production schedules detailing all tasks and when they should be completed by to meet predicted completion date.
·Liaise with customers, suppliers, the human resources department, and maintenance employees to ensure all workers, materials, and machinery will be available when required.
·Troubleshoot problems that occur during production, including staff shortages and machinery malfunctions.
·Organise project paperwork, including purchase orders, and maintains records
·Monitor production and raw material costs
·Collect and assess data about the production and team's performance
·Prepare reports about production processes for upper management and suggests ways to improve efficiency
Key Skills & Attributes:
·Proven experience within a production planning capacity
·Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
·Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
·Strong mathematical and statistical ability
·Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
·Excellent communication abilities
This is a permanent position, working office hours between Monday & Friday, and the company is offering a salary of up to £25,000 per annum.
This position is being advertised by SG Personnel, who are acting as an employment business. SG Personnel is an Equal Opportunities employer.