Production Planner

Posted 26 April 2022
Job type Permanent
Contact NameAusten Sparks

Job description


To plan, control, and monitor production products. Ensure that customer service is maximised whilst achieving efficient and effective manufacturing.



- Use the MRP output from the ERP system to create prepare valid production plans.

- Generate picking lists (for Warehouse) for allocated assembly lines in line with customer needs.

- Create and manage Purchase Orders for external supplies.

- Ensure stock is available to support the production plans.

- Expedite internally and externally as required.

- Prepare production plans for projects as required.

- Prepare production reports as required.

- Report Schedule Adherence Performance utilising information derived from the ERP system.

- Liaise with the Customer Service team to ensure customers are informed, and receive the best possible service.

- Communicate exceptions to the plan to all interested parties.

- Resolve problems as required.

- Manage parameters for products in Epicor to assist with MRP planning.

- Good Housekeeping of all Jobs and Purchase Orders to ensure correct quantities and dates. Complete or re-date as required.

- Manage obsolete stock and arrange scrapping as required.

- Manage supersession parts and use up old as required.

- Ensure compliance with all applicable Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions.


Knowledge and Expertise

- Broad Supply Chain experience either directly or indirectly – Customer Service, Production Planning and Logistics.

- Use of MRP system.

- Minimum of intermediate knowledge of Excel.

- Experience within a regulated environment preferred.

- Sound understanding of how manufacturing operations are organised and knowledge of the key interfaces.

- Excellent planning & organisational skills