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Production Planner

Job Description

Production Planner

£32,000 per annum


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Production Planner to join the team at a manufacturer in Manchester.


* Production / order scheduling using in-house ERP system
* Managing production schedules for various production departments
* Liaising with production management teams daily to identify issues & jointly find
solutions, ensuring production targets and customer requirements are met
* Proactively review production capacity plans and highlight & resolve any forward
load issues
* Maintain close links with the sales teams to ensure two-way communication on
capacity, lead times, issues etc
* Ensure any delays in production are highlighted early to the sales teams and
work with them to find the best solution for our customers
* Review reports on production & planning KPI's and make any necessary adjustments
to keep us in line with KPI's
* Manage safety stock levels of finished goods produced within your responsible
production department(s) through MRP demands


  • Good knowledge of Microsoft suite, especially Microsoft Excel is preferred but
    not essential
  • Full training will be provided on our in-house ERP system
    Previous knowledge of ERP systems is essential
    Previous knowledge of IFS Systems would be beneficial
  • Keen willingness to learn and undertake training
  • Proactive thinker
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Organised, methodical & able to work to deadlines
  • Results focused

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At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

Please note that calls to and from the offices of Morgan Ryder Associates Ltd. may be monitored or recorded. This is to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures, record business transactions and for training purposes.