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Production Planner

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  • Honiton, Devon, England
  • Permanent,
  • Material / production planning,
  • 6730
  • 18/03/2024
Job description


Location: Honiton, EX14

Job type: Permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions, operating as an employment agency, are currently recruiting for a Production Planner to join our clients team in Honiton on a permanent contract.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyse engineering drawings and BOMs to enable make / buy decisions
  • Create production part numbers and manufacturing BOMs where necessary
  • Raise production orders to allow items to be manufactured
  • Coordinate with other Production Planners to ensure that schedule clashes are minimized within Ops departments
  • Give clear instruction to Purchasing of what needs to be bought and schedule of delivery
  • Ensure that all planned dates are agreed with the requestor if outside of requested dates
  • Identify items on the critical path and liaise with Purchasing to expedite
  • Initiate a request for quotation for parts with Purchasing
  • Update price requests for items to be sold by the Sales Department
  • Estimate material and labour costs for bidding purposes
  • To ensure personal data is managed in compliance with company policy

About you:

  • Competent use of computer systems including MS Office
  • Experience with use of technical / engineering drawings
  • Understanding of manufacturing process
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Able to meet deadlines and control budgets
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Experience of working with MRP systems is desirable
  • Experience of working with drawings Vault is desirable
  • Experience of working with BOM Trackers is desirable


  • Long service extra holiday
  • Life insurance: Currently 4 x annual salary
  • Company pension scheme after 3 months (employer contribution 5%, minimum employee contribution 4%)
  • Monthly pension and financial advice
  • Maternity / paternity enhancement
  • Personal development / training opportunities
  • Flexible working options
  • Referral scheme: £1,000 on successful employment of a new staff member on completion of 6 months
  • Free onsite parking
  • Christmas party events and company team building events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee bonus scheme

To apply for this position, please submit your CV via the Apply Now button or contact Maria Thorne on

If this role is permanent, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment business. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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