The position for Production Planner in Gateshead is no longer available
Gateshead – Commutable from Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Sunderland, South Shields
£Competitive plus benefits
Our client is now looking for an experienced Production Planner to join the team in Gateshead, with a competitive salary.
The Production Planner will be responsible for producing a detailed machine shop schedule on a daily basis, with regards to customer requirements, roll positioning and the capability of the plant. You will effectively manage the daily, weekly and monthly production plan, ensuring it is communicated successfully to the manufacturing team, and in accordance with customer delivery dates. Liaising with internal departments, the \ Production Planner will also identify any potential constraints and issues so to establish alternative solutions as and when appropriate. You will also work closely with supervision/management to understand daily progress, and ensure key performance indicators are reviewed so improvement plans can be created to improve overall performance.
The business is committed to internal progression and development making this an exciting prospect for a long term career with a lot of potential to progress as the business continues to grow. The business has also invested heavily over the last few years into new machinery and equipment and has plans to continue this investment into both its equipment and its people in order to maintain its number one position in the market.
The ideal Production Planner will be HNC/HND qualified, possibly with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, although this is not essential. You will need to have excellent computer literacy, especially in MS Word and Excel. Knowledge and experience of Production Planning, Planning / Scheduling packages, and shop Floor Data collection would be a distinct advantage.
Our client is an award winning manufacturer of cast steel and iron rolls for global supply.
Please take time to complete the following questions carefully. Please note that all answers will be forwarded to our client and be available as part of the selection process.