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Production Planner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Eleanor Lowes

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Compass Point Recruitment are proudly working with a growing busy client, based in Mildenhall, to support their recruitment of an experienced Production Planner.

In this role, you will work within a team environment and assume responsibility for planning production and providing support, controls, and reporting for all processes across all sites.

Key Responsibilities:
• Take full ownership of factory budgets and associated spends, conducting monthly reporting analysis.
• Oversee and regulate all factory planning.
• Generate a monthly dashboard report for high-level review, capturing key information.
• Monitor and eliminate bad practices, introducing consistent practices across all factories.
• Collaborate with factory managers to share information and enhance collaborative processes.
• Manage and control factory-related contracts, services, and maintenance agreements for machinery/kit with Production Managers' support.
• Implement a process to recover additional hours, covering variations, reworks, and non-factory costs.
• Maintain workload overview, aiding decisions for future projects and signaling production dips.
• Act as the liaison between factories/sites/commercial teams for project cost queries.
• Regulate all office-related contracts and services.
• Provide monthly analysis on spend profiles.
• Support the development of new production policies, procedures, and templates.

It is important that you have a strong understanding/background within the manufacturing or construction industry.

The skillset you require:
• Ability to work both independently and within a team environment
• Confidently use initiative to find solutions and present ideas
• Ownership of tasks and take accountability
• Drive and motivation to do a great job and deliver a quality service
• Manufacturing/Construction background
• Enjoy being busy!

What my client can offer:
• Competitive pay of a salary between £30k-£40k depending on experience
• 22 days holiday, rising to 25 days, plus bank holidays
• Hybrid working for some positions
• Holiday purchase scheme/Birthday holiday
• Career development opportunities
• Wellbeing support through an Employee Assistance Programme
• Life Insurance at three times your basic salary
+ Free onsite parking offices

Travel between two sites will be required on a monthly basis, therefore a driving license is essential.

For more information, please contact Eleanor a Compass Point Recruitment. To apply, please submit an up to date CV.