Production Planner

  • Location
    Cramlington, Northumberland
  • Salary
    £ 25000 - £ 27000 / Year
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
    JN-042021-179247

Adecco are delighted to support our client in a search for a Production Planner, this is a permanent vacancy and our client would like an immediate start date for the successful candidate.


My client is a global leader within luxury manufacturing, who encourage ideas and celebrate successes of people within their business - if you're looking for a successful company, with a family feel - please read the JD below.


The role:


Prime responsibility is to maintain the master planning as required to meet repeatable and robust production processes to ensure optimum works order (sequence) and work centre performance.


You need to have strong communication skills, be mathematically competent and be capable of using computers, operating various software systems such as MRP (SAP), MS Office (Excel) and various CAD viewing.


You will be required to maintain a technical interface and offer support and feedback between the Design, Production, Purchasing and Quality departments within the business. Liaising directly with the Operations Manager.


You will be required to utilise lean practices minimising works order and production stages, product movement and material usage, to establish part parameters improving manufacturing and purchasing lead times and batch quantities.


You should be a strong supporter of change driving and applying continuous manufacturing process improvements with a strong problem-solving ability applied through a practical approach.


Typical activities include to:



  • Provide Manufacturing Information Sheets, route, bill of materials, planning structure and manufacturing specification data in accordance with company standards.

  • Specify material requirements, parameters and define suitable methods of manufacture and identify and implement required tooling and equipment.

  • Create test specifications and manufacture of test samples, including the rework of test parts for production use.

  • Develop processes to a production steady state standard that meets specification and design intent.

  • Understand the industrial processes and specification to offer informed advice on "make or buy decisions".

  • Support design and customer reviews and other meetings as required.

  • Support Production and Quality Assurance in resolving production problems and non-conformance.

  • Utilise Lean Principles to improve the product, process flow, build cycle and waste reduction.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Summer Walker