Procurement & Supply Chain

Production Planner - 12-15 Month FTC

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Completion Bonus
  • Type: Contract
  • Job Ref: PSSG-39548
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This vacancy is managed by:

Shaun Pettigrew

Shaun Pettigrew

07715316783 / 01709 723 248

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Job Description


Ross & Catherall Ltd, part of the Doncasters Group, is a world leader in the manufacture and supply of vacuum and air melted ferrous, nickel and cobalt base alloy and superalloy barstock. They are currently recruiting a number of roles to support two exciting new projects.

In return, you will receive the following:
£35-45,000 + Completion Bonus
100% On site role
M-Thurs: 7:30-4 or 8-4:30 (FLEX) and Friday = 1:30 Finish
35 Days Holiday – inclusive of bank holidays
Pension and Free Parking on site

As part of a £100m capital investment programme announced by Doncaster’s Group in January 2021, the Ross & Catherall facility have received just over £7m, the single largest investment in their history, to add a new 4,000kg capacity Vacuum Induction Melting (VIM) furnace.

Fully operational in 2023, the new furnace will further enhance the range of melting and technical capabilities, allowing its customers to benefit from the very latest in VIM technology.

The company are currently gearing up to start work on a global ERP project, named ‘FUSION’. This project, which will ultimately involve all twenty Doncasters Group facilities around the world, will shape the way the group will operate over the next 10-15 years.

This is a group wide project to implement a new computer system called Infor LN which will touch every area of the business.

As a result of these projects, this is a truly monumental time to join the business.

Who are Ross & Catherall?

Sheffield based manufacturer, Ross & Catherall have earned a widely acclaimed reputation for technical excellence in the production of superalloys for critical-use applications in the industrial gas turbine (IGT), aerospace, automotive and medical industries.

Role overview:
My client is looking for highly driven individual who can demonstrate relevant experience within a production planning/scheduling, technical engineering, manufacturing environment. You will work cross functionally with Commercial and Operations Teams, ensuring the needs of the customers are met in line with set KPIs.

Ideally, you will be data driven and be able to manipulate Excel to an advanced level. Experience with implementing ERP and Lean Manufacturing Methodologies would also be desirable.

This role will require strong interpersonal and communication skills, able to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally. This role will require excellent attention to detail with a capacity to recognise problems and proactively seek to resolve these. You will be responsible for balancing demand with available capacity and ensure deliverables are met on time and in full.


Role responsibilities:
Managing and leasing a small scheduling team
Produce and update Production Schedules in line with the order book, minimising non-productive time where possible
Attend daily and weekly meetings (S&OP), contributing strongly to the success of the overall team
Highlight any issues to the production plans to the relevant teams ASAP and look for ways to overcome these
Focus on OTIF and other set KPIs for the Department
Ensuring the consistent flow of material and raising any shortages with SLT
Develop and maintain relevant standard operating procedures
Ensure data is maintained to the highest possible standard


Key skills & experience:
Proven management experience of a small team.
Relevant experience within Production Planning within manufacturing, engineering or metals background
Confident Excel and System user
Strong internal and external communicator – able to build relationships at all levels.
Strong numerical and analytical skills with a methodical approach to completing tasks



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This vacancy is managed by:

Shaun Pettigrew

Shaun Pettigrew

07715316783 / 01709 723 248

[email protected]

Join my network on LinkedIn


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