Production Planner *Career development + 25 days A/L + WFH*

  • Location
    Ashford, Kent
  • Category
    Distribution - Demand Planner
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 28000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Home/Office

Job Title: Production Planner *Career development available*


Salary: £28k - £30k DOE


Location: Ashford, Kent, with very occasional travel to the Production site


Hybrid working: Yes, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday in the office, WFH Wednesday and Friday


Hours: Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours, core hours 10am - 2pm, start - finish times really flexible


Benefits: 25 days annual leave + Bank holidays, free parking, Discretionary bonus 2% - 5% of your salary based on the company target, 5% Employee and 7% Employer pension contribution


Your next company:


A successful Global, market leading, distribution business. You'll be supporting the Senior Production Planner who has heaps of knowledge and they're keen to recruit someone who would love to join their team and develop as the business grows.


Your next job:


As the Production Planner, the purpose of your role would be to schedule the production of finished products in line with customer orders. You'll need to maintain relevant Master data for production and support the Senior Production Planner to maintain a steady flow of work through the Production unit to maximise customer service and availability to order.


Key responsibilities:



  • Support the creation of the Master Production Schedule (MPS) by completion of the following tasks:


    • Creating and maintaining SL2 (bespoke) works orders in SAP within the schedule

    • In agreement with the Senior Planner, amending the schedule to reflect unforeseen demand scenarios and proactively avoid any customer service failure


  • Ensure the accurate maintenance of all Production-related SAP Master Data including Bills of Material and Production Models

  • Complete the master data for all new materials in the SAP system

  • Daily allocation of all customer back orders

  • Upload of customer price lists into the SAP system

  • Provide support for Goods Inwards paperwork checks and any resulting claims

  • Create and complete stock transfers of inventory from distribution hubs into the production unit

  • Provide support for the Senior Planner as needed


The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:



  • Supply Chain Admin/Production planning experience

  • An understanding of manufacturing

  • Outstanding attention to detail and a methodical approach to tasks

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Ideally experience using SAP but this can be taught


Next steps:


If you have the above skills and experience then please apply today - this is such an incredible opportunity where you can really grow your career at this company.


Alternatively if you know someone who may be suitable for this role please share the details. If you successfully refer a friend for the above role, you will receive a £100* voucher of your choice! Terms apply*


Please note if your skills match the requirements for the job then you will receive an e-mail from us (remember to check your junk mail). If you do please call us on 01233 611780 ASAP or within 24 hours to discuss the position in further detail with Bonnie (Candidate Manager) or Nicola (Permanent Consultant).


We look forward to your application.

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