Senior Production Planner

£30000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
13 Jun 2018
11 Jul 2018
Paul Simcox
Business Management
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Production Planner Birmingham, West Midlands

to c£31k neg dep exp + benefits

Our client originated more than half a century ago and are recognised as a market leader in the niche electroplating on plastics sector for supply to a diverse range of clients and industry sectors throughout the UK.

As a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Production Planner with experience gained within the Automotive sector to complement their established and highly professional manufacturing team.

Based near Birmingham and working Monday to Friday (8am to 4.30pm), the successful Senior Production Planner candidate will be tasked with performing a range of duties that will include (but not be limited to):

* dealing with customers on a day to day basis both by phone and email.
* Liaising with the production and logistics teams and responding in a timely manner back to the customer with delivery promises and updates.
* Daily/weekly reporting against customer schedules to the management team.
* Booking in stock
* Raising sub-con orders and liaising with logistics on the movement of stock to and from sub suppliers.
* Responsibility of customer schedules / stock / production control / mouldings / 3rd part components required etc.
* Awareness of customer schedules packaging / booking / manifests creation / re-packing procedure and help where required
* Downloading customer box labels from the Portal where necessary
* Printing and collating customer manifests and raising sales orders onto the computer system, as well as entering information onto relevant spreadsheets and updating the production team as to requirements on a daily basis
* Progress chasing as required
* Managing an Assistant Planner and supporting their schedules

To be considered for this varied and challenging Senior Production Planner role, it is envisaged that the successful candidate will demonstrate skills and experience in the use of MRP systems and in the creation of Bills of Materials within a busy automotive production environment.

Contact the Production Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv in the strictest confidence to for further details.

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