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Production Planner

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Clare Bird

  • Contact email:

    clare@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

  • Job ref:

    J33493

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-03

  • Start date:

    2018-10-09

  • Consultant:

    Clare Bird

Production Planner
Outskirts of Bury St Edmunds
£45,000 - £50,000

A successful agricultural manufacturer based on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds are looking for an experienced Production Planner with a background in computerised planning systems, focused around optimising efficiencies and performance in a manufacturing environment. You will need a working knowledge from an engineering point of view of medium to heavy process machinery and your background will be in supervising of individuals and processes utilising statistical analysis and modern manufacturing techniques.

Your role will be crucial in the management and continuous improvement of this in depth manufacturing process; therefore you will have regular interaction between all levels from manufacturing shop floor to director. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a growing company, which will lead to excellent career benefits and good technological development.


You will be:
Monitoring work order flow, and scheduling problems.
Maintain time and attendance system and production records to analyse departmental production performance.
Using an integrated ERP system, MRP, inventory management, cycle counting, and works order management.
Excellent communication skills in both verbal and written. Good communication skills.
Liaise with production team leaders to maintain schedule status and resolve delivery date queries.


You will be:
Currently working or has worked in a planning role within an SME.
Wants to join a company that you can make a genuine difference in.
Analytical, good attention to detail.
Confident to communicate clearly with all interfaces.
Can work on own initiative.

This role would be commutable from Bury St Edmunds, Diss, Thetford and Norwich.

If you are interested in this role please don't hesitate to apply!