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Production Planning Assistant - Permanent (5276)
N/A Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire 295 Days Ago
Posted: 03-12-2019
20,750 - 20,750 Per Annum
Monday to Friday 8:00am till 4:45pm
Salary: £20,750 per annum

Candidate Requirements:

  • Advanced/expert in excel – must be able to do advances formulas and V & H Look ups etc
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Able to deal with time pressured deadlines and “think on your feet”
  • Organisation and efficiency
  • IT and numeracy skills
  • Communication skills
  • Teamworking skills
  • Previous experience in Production Planning highly advantageous

Job Description:

Our client is a manufacturing company working throughout the UK. Due to expansion they are recruiting for this new role.


  • Co-ordinate production workflow for multiple products
  • Assist in the scheduling of sales orders into the production schedules as they arrive in from customers
  • Plan and prioritise operations so that the goods are ready in time for outbound loading
  • Determine and ensure on time arrival of raw materials, tooling and other related consumables to cover production demand
  • Assign production staff to particular machinery operations depending on demand
  • Carry out constant monitoring of production to minimise delays, addressing any issues that arise and with experience be able to predict and resolve an issue before it becomes a problem
  • Collaborating with other internal teams in order to ensure a smooth production process from planning to delivery of finished goods into stock
  • Communicating with key suppliers to ensure on time delivery of material to meet production requirement
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports
  • Keep paperwork (virtual and actual) organised
  • Assist in the planning, implementation and monitoring of preventative maintenance schedules, spares and breakdowns
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