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Production Planner - South Leeds

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    HR & Business Support

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £23000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Sewell Wallis are delighted to be working with a leading manufacturing company based in South Leeds who are now looking for an experienced Production Planner. This is an excellent opportunity to join a hard working yet friendly team and develop your skills within a supportive business that encourages employee development and growth from within.

As a Production Planner your focus will be to plan work orders on a daily basis, ensuring lead times and customer expectations are met whilst working within the Quality and HSE standards. You will also provide administration assistance to the Head of Production to ensure the smooth running of production.

You will have a proven background in planning and scheduling preferably within a manufacturing environment and have experience in leading a team and developing strong relationships with colleagues and customers.

The main responsibilities include:
*Taking ownership of the workstreams, coordinating the work from receipt, through to job completion.
*Providing production support, ensuring works orders are closed.
*Tracking work completion and ensure that clients are invoiced correctly and on time.
*Contributing to team planning and risk management to support the effective functioning of the team, providing help and direction to less experienced team members in support of their development.
*Maintaining timely and accurate input and uploading of information into the works management systems, ensuring that all issues are recorded and escalated.
*Liaising with the Operations Manager and team leaders in production to ensure timely delivery.
*Monitoring the in-day schedule so that operational teams work to optimum efficiency and meet service levels set by the client.
*Proactively reporting any delays with orders to Customer Service.
*Building positive relationships with internal customers facilitating open communication.
*Planning production on a day to day basis, ensuring lead times and required times are met, taking into account linked orders where relevant. Also, to assist in the smooth flow of work through the departments.
*Forward planning to identify capacity issues and assisting with holiday planning.
*Providing administration support when needed.

The person we are looking to employ needs to be:
*Proven experience in a similar role or with a background in manufacturing
*A strong personality and excellent communicator
*Well organised and efficient and able to work to tight deadlines
*Able to work as an individual and as part of a team

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.