Purchasing & Production Planner

  • Location
    Whitehaven, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 32000 / Year
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    JN-072020-134489

In the role of Purchasing Planner you will be responsible for:



  • The creation and co-ordination of production schedules to optimise and maximise production output

  • Planning and monitoring production capacity to meet demands for sales orders

  • Purchasing and expediting inventory to meet planned production

  • Determining optimum inventory levels of raw materials

  • Maintaining and updating purchasing records/data and pricing in the system

  • Obtaining quotations for internal customers for tender submissions

  • Assisting the Commercial Manager and Manufacturing Manager when required.


This is a good career opportunity for someone who has previously purchasing/planning experience used to handling multiple tasks and prioritising workload to meet customer expectations.


You should possess excellent communication skills, the ability to project manage, work under pressure and meet agreed and often tight deadlines


Proficiency in MS Office is essential and an understanding of SAP would be an advantage. You should also possess excellent writing, documentation, reporting and analytical skills


The role may warrant an amount of travel to external meetings with vendors and a full UK driving license is essential


Ideally for this role you will have experience working within a manufacturing environment.

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: Amy Moore