Production Planner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Materials Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Circa £35000

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


I am currently working for a global engineering company who are looking for an experienced Production Planner to join their supply chain team in their Coventry site!

They are a fantastic company to work for and offer great benefits with flexible working hours as well as this being a very busy and challenging role! This role would be best suited for someone who has worked as a Production Planner or a Production Scheduler.

Role responsibilities of the Production Planner:

  • Review order proposals for Production

  • Planning and releasing

  • Evaluating order priority

  • Evaluating capacity, materials, batch quantity and lead-times

  • Review and maintain production work centre schedules

  • Ensuring capacity constraints are updated

  • Balancing order loading

  • Ensure the delivery dates are accurate and regularly reviewed

  • Expedite overdue manufacturing orders, articles and materials

  • Liaise with customer service and Production to ensure high customer satisfaction.

  • Continually review stock levels with regards to safety stock levels,

  • Keep up to date with product revision changes and Obsolescence

  • Continually update Data onto internal IT system


Personal Specification of the Production Planning

  • Production Planning and production Scheduling is essential

  • Engineering industry experience or background

  • Experience and awareness of the wider Supply Chain

  • Excellent IT Skills, specifically Excel

  • Experience with MRP and ERP Systems


This role would be best suited to a Production Planner or a Production Scheduler.