Administrator/Production Planner

  • Location
    Altrincham, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £ 8.5 - £ 9 / Hour
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference

Administrator/Production Planner based in Altrincham

Key responsibilities

  • Interpret forecast and customer order data to determine production requirements

  • Develop short term and long term production plans and supplier capacity plans

  • Use Microsoft AX to plan production requirements and place purchase orders

  • Engage in regular dialogue with all customers and suppliers to track progress of orders and resolve any issues preventing orders being delivered to schedule.

  • Communicate daily to internal and external stakeholders to ensure clear and accurate communication and establish collaborative relationships.

  • Work with the Supply Chain team to identify changes in system/process to continuously improve our supply chain processes.

  • To establish and maintain strong working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to include suppliers, internal and external sales, imports, warehouse and quality control.

Key skills, knowledge and experience

Key Skills

� Excellent analytical, numerical and problem-solving skills

� A passionate and determined attitude to solving problems

� Positive and enthusiastic attitude with the ability to react quickly to fluctuating priorities

� Maintaining accuracy and attention to detail whilst working in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment

� Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with internal and external customers, adaptable to suit all levels

� Strong cross functional team skills

� Embraces change and with the ability to multi-task to deliver results

� Inquisitive and proactive nature to develop ideas to futureproof the function

� Ability to be proactive, working on own initiative with minimal supervision


� IT Literate with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

� Principles ERP/MRP systems

� Specifically, previous experience working with Microsoft AX system is preferred


� Previous experience within a supply planning role within a high SKU FMCG environment

� Experience of working within a service focused environment

� Proven ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment is important

Please call Gill or Magda on 01925 401 580 for more details

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Please apply with your CV to: Magda Wojtarek