Production Planner


£32,000 - £35,000 Per Annum

Full Time


Willenhall, West Midlands

Manufacturing And Production

Posted about 1 month ago

Expires in 21 days

Job Description
Production Planner - Automotive
Salary: c£35,000
Location: Wolverhampton
Due to winning significant new business from automotive and off highway vehicle manufacturers, an experienced Production Planner is sought to effectively plan all manufacturing operations within the business, supporting the customer’s schedules and managing variations in demand and capacity. You will work to reduce total inventory using the lean tools available. As their Production planner you will communicate with the production departments to ensure two way communication of changes, challenges and create tracking metrics to present performance and trends.

  • Manage Creation of Daily/Weekly production schedule within the ERP / MRP system
  • Manage Creation of Production works orders within our Operations & Planning system
  • Work closely with the operation on a daily basis to ensure planned targets and customer deadlines are being met & priorities are advised.
  • Escalate any operational issues to the Manufacturing Manager.
  • Work closely with the Sales & Operations team through regular meetings, to escalate any issues.
  • Attendance to various production and planning meetings.
  • Work with the Purchasing Department ensuring smooth process in line with KPI’s
  • Highlight any requirements for concession for OOD stock
  • Review plans based on materials and labour availability.
  • Report on Weekly Conformance to Plan
  • Deal with any Issues highlighted by the customer with reference to plan changes to ensure a good relationship is maintained.
The opportunity:

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Production Planner to be part of a modern facility which is receiving significant investment and strong sales plan.

In return our client is offering a fantastic salary and benefits package including pension contribution, death in service, onsite car parking, 25 days holiday,  excellent training and development opportunities.

Above all this is an opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the global organisation who are continuing to invest in R&D and infrastructure.

For more information or if you are keen to apply please get in touch with

Lucy Aspinall268

0121 450 5000

Division 025

Recommended Jobs

£28,000 - £32,000 Per Annum

Telford, Shropshire


Posted about 2 months ago

Ref 046106623

View Details

£28,000 - £30,000 Per Annum

Market Harborough, Leicestershire


Posted about 2 months ago

Ref 080128669

View Details

£12.30 - £14.93 Per Hour

Wolverhampton, West Midlands


Posted about 2 months ago | BOC

Ref 036101465

View Details