Graduate Production Planner - Swadlincote

£25-£35k - Engineering
Ref: 473 Date Posted: Friday 19 Jul 2024

The Role: Production Planner

Job Type: Graduate opportunity

Salary: £25-£30K DOE

Location: Swadlincote

Status: Permanent

Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 08.00am – 16.30pm. Friday 08.00am – 1.30 pm

Are you looking to start or develop your career in Supply Chain? Do you have a Bachelor or Postgraduate Degree in Supply Chain & Logistics or Business Management?  If so, this could be the ideal opportunity for you to work within a Global organisation with a superb team and exceptional opportunities for personal growth and development.

The Position

You will be responsible for the creation of the daily production and freeze plans, ensuring that capacity, WIP and material constraints are considered along with product availability issues.

  • Monitor and plan the daily customer order flow of products.
  • Release and printing of customer and manufacturing orders
  • Act as the communication interface with other departments when it comes to feedback concerning material status. 
  • Provide information in the daily forum of assembly planning.
  • Responsible for the planning of all manufacturing orders within 1 month with respect to delivery date, material availability, capacity etc.
  • Participate in improvement groups.
  • Initiate purchase of equipment necessary for the daily work.
  • Support the purchasing process of indirect/direct goods.
  • Register the customer order (REP and OH), plan and administrate the workflow from the customer or subsidiary. (“Green document”)

Ideal candidate Profile

- Strong Excel skills;
- Good written and verbal communication skills;
- Excellent presentation skills;
- Strong analytical and data handling skills;
- A high level of attention to detail;
- Commercial awareness;
- Good numeracy.