Procurement & Supply Chain

Production Planner

  • Location: Chesterfield
  • Salary: £35k - 45k per year
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: PSMJ-36111
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Megana Juceviciute

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Job Description

Production Planner
Up to £45,000
Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Elevation Recruitment Group are searching for a Production Planner to play a pivotal role in coordinating and enhancing production operations to meet demand and uphold quality standards. Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, you'll be instrumental in ensuring efficient and timely manufacturing and assembly of goods to meet customer timelines.

Your responsibilities will include crafting and executing production plans, project plans, and comprehensive reports through effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Allocate materials, equipment, and manpower effectively to meet production requirements.
  • Monitor order progress closely to ensure timely completion within budget constraints.
  • Strategically plan and prioritise operations to optimise performance and minimise delays.
  • Work with the Supply Chain on the availability of work orders for Sub-Contract operations.
  • Develop quality plans and schedules aligned with project scheduling principles.
  • Monitor and adapt plans as necessary, utilising recovery schedules and contingency plans to meet objectives.
  • Develop improvement plans if KPI targets are not met.
  • Facilitate effective information sharing among internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure accurate data entry and collection from timesheets and production documents into the ERP system.
  • Maintain organised documentation for internal and external audits.


Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Previous experience as a production planner in a manufacturing setting.
  • Familiarity with production ERP/MRP systems.
  • Strong data entry skills coupled with exceptional planning, organisational, and administrative abilities.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes.


What's On Offer:

  • Salary £35,000 - £45,000 DOE
  • Pension Scheme 
  • Death in Service 
  • 1pm Finish on Fridays 
  • Flexible Working Times
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This vacancy is managed by:

Megana Juceviciute

Megana Juceviciute

07562 930 166 / 01709 723 248

[email protected]

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