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production planner

Location: ROCHESTER, KENT Salary: 25000 - 28000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 22 days ago Reference: 3055641
Job Title
Production Planner

Department
Production

Salary Band
£25k - £28k per annum

Hours
8.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday

Holiday Entitlement
20 days plus all statutory bank holidays


Job Description:
Working with Estimating, Purchasing, Design and Production you will drive all projects forward to ensure on time completion; continually monitoring progress, managing third party suppliers and updating production schedules.
This role carries a high level of responsibility and will require a great deal of concentration and attention to detail in converting estimate information into material, component and service requirements.

Standard operating procedures will need to be followed to ensure the smooth progression of sales order through to manufacture.
Dealing with complex bills of material in metal, timber and recycled plastic, the ideal candidate will possess an ability to interpret bespoke requirements, as well as processing works orders for stock components and ordering of materials.
You must be highly organised in preparing the timely construction, release and completion of works orders, seeing a project through to final cost reporting.


Role:
To assess the requirements and demands of every project at the outset, to ensure you fully understand what is required and are prepared for each and every stage.
To ensure the on time completion of all projects through effective planning, communication and consultation.
To continually monitor jobs to ensure every stage has been actioned and we are prepared for the next stage.
To manage processes and people (internally and externally) to allow a project to run smoothly and ensure the project is completed to the customer’s absolute expectation.

Key skills:
Strong computer skills
An understanding of manufacturing processes
A technical understanding and mechanically minded
A good level of communication and team spirit
Clear and concise planning abilities


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