Production Planner

Location Sunderland, England
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Connor McCutcheon

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Published: 27 days ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are currently looking for an experienced Production Planner for our client based in Sunderland, UK. This is a full time staff role. 

Key Activities and Responsibilities

  • Continual improvement in key target areas - productivity / output efficiencies and downtime

  • Maintain established procedures and ensure compliance with company policies, work instructions and safe working practices; implement and maintain ‘best practice’ disciplines

  • Attend daily production meetings and communicate any issues affecting adherence to the scheduled production plan

  • Liaise with the sales and purchasing department as well as print and conversion managers to arrange timings of work flow through each department, in order to achieve required delivery dates

  • Use of Macola, ASP and Excel to maintain workflow and productivity

  • Produce and maintain a master schedule

  • Plan production schedule on a weekly basis taking into account lead times, due dates & resources; clarify and optimize the plan

  • Review progress of production schedule at the daily operations meeting; identifying potential issues and developing mitigation plans to reduce risk

  • Expedite agreed mitigation plans & alter schedules to meet unforeseen conditions

  • Responsible for protecting our professional reputation and safeguarding the future of the business and its employees

For further information and to apply, please submit your CV and our specialist team will be in touch.