Production Planner

  • Location
    Worcester, Worcestershire
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Manufacturing and Production
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Pharmaceuticals

Production Planner

Rate: £15.50per hour

Duration: 5months; Initial contract until end of September with possibility to extend

Worcester (5 days a week onsite but flexibility on working from home where needed - potential for hybrid)

Adecco have an exciting new opportunity to work within the procurement team as a Production Planner with an innovative technology organisation near Worcester. The ideal individual would have confident ability to work with within planning, inventory and materials procurement and orders

Apply now if interested.


  • Day to day planning tasks

  • Raising work orders

  • Managing production trackers

  • Reviewing resource requirements

  • Advising on material requirements

  • Forecast requirements and what that means in terms of resources

  • Procurement of resource, goods and materials

  • Interacts with sales administration, logistics and vendors, and calculates optimised delivery sequences, to maximise machine utilisation.

  • Files and maintains planning documentation in IT systems.

  • Communicates to manufacturing management and staff.

  • Ensures that production plans are properly installed and executed.


  • MRP experience: understand and interpret Material Resource Planning

  • Good communications with internal stakeholders and customers

  • Able to be well organised

  • Understanding of inventory and storage of materials

  • Understanding customer demand (internal customer focus)

  • Previous experience in inventory, stock and ideally a production planner role is beneficial

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