This is a brand new role on the back of new business within a high volume manufacturing business based in Tyne & Wear.
The role of Production Planner will be responsible for producing effective plans for multiple factories, maintain monthly planning requirements, maintain planning for service parts and plan the introduction of new products and design changes.
The post holder will evaluate machine capacity to meet production plans, co-ordinate cycle counts and monitor achievement against production plans.
Additional duties will also include participating in cost reduction activities, developing the ERP shop floor data collection, capacity planning and continuous improvement activities.
Previous experience of working in a similar role for a high volume manufacturing business is essential as well as excellent communication and organisational skills, be analytical and be able to solve problems efficiently.
Up to £26,000 depending on experience