Production Planner

Ref: 19336/611m_1634142409
Posted: 13/10/2021
Location: Rhondda Cynon Taff
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum

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Website Hunter Selection

Production Planner
South Wales – Rhondda Cynon Taff

Due to increased demand of their services and product, a leading metal fabrication company is looking to add a Production Planner to their team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Production Planner to join an established, growing organization. This opportunity can offer the chance for the successful applicant to develop skills and gain valuable experience in engineering and production.

Role & Responsibilities:
-Working alongside the production manager
-Attend daily production meetings and communicate any issues affecting adherence to the scheduled production plan
-Liaise with the sales and purchasing department as well as production managers to arrange timings of workflow through each department, to achieve required delivery dates
-Use spreadsheets and planning systems to maintain workflow and productivity
-Plan production schedule daily considering lead times, due dates and resources; clarify and optimise the plan
-Review progress of production schedule at the daily operations meeting; identifying potential issues and developing mitigation plans to reduce risk

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
-Applicants will ideally have production planner experience, but it is not essential
-Metal Fabrication experience is desirable, but other industries will be considered
-Good experience working with Excel
-IT Literate
-Highly organised and an excellent multi-tasker, with the ability to manage multiple products and deadlines simultaneously

Benefits Package:
-Company pension
-On-going training and development on company procedures and systems
-Day shift
-Early finish on Fridays

If you are interested in this role or looking for something similar please contact Jack Lavis directly at or call for a confidential discussion on 02920 894900.

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