Production Planner

Location: Southend on Sea, Essex, England
Salary: £29k - 31k per year
Contact: Debbie Gough
Call: Debbie
Reference: Prod Southend
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Production Planner

£29k - £31k

Southend on Sea SS3

8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday

The Role

You will be responsible for the generation of all production schedules in order to meet customer demands.

This is a stand-alone role.


Generate daily packing, conversion and process line schedules, using the below

  • MRP Report (Run from ERP)
  • Staff availability
  • Machine Capacities
  • Customer Stock Spreadsheets
  • Customer EPOS Data
  • Customer Forecasts
  • Promotional Activity
  • Planned Maintenance

All Schedules to be written in line with achievable capacity and staff levels unless previously agreed with Senior Production Manager.

Conduct daily meeting with department managers to keep track of production schedules.

Work out any required Contingency plans.

Liaise with the sales department regarding abnormal orders request, or any requests to amend or delay orders due to manufacturing issues.

Review promotional requests v capacity.

Run daily MRP report and investigate any discrepancies.

Maintain Packing Co0nversuon Data spreadsheet in line with specifications.

Maintain major customer stock spreadsheets.

Organise, manage and train planning staff, promoting a well disciplined and fair working environment.

Ensure all relevant company procedures are adhered to.


  • Highly organised with excellent communication skills
  • Proactive problem solver
  • IT literate in all Microsoft packages
  • Production Planning experience