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Production Planner

Posted on: 05/05/2021
Ref: VAC-19272
  • Salary: £30,000 + to £32000 negotiable plus excellent benefits
  • Start Date: 05/07/2021
  • Location: Kirkcaldy
  • Industry: Technical and Engineering
  • Discipline: Production Planner
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

The Role: Production Planner – Fife

We are currently seeking to recruit an effective and proactive individual to join our clients team in Fife.
This is a permanent full-time role and is an excellent opportunity to develop your knowledge and career.

The key performance areas of this role will involve:

Planning and scheduling of product lines to meet demand.
Maintaining inventory to agreed levels.
Coordinating the production workflow for multiple manufacturing lines and product picking to maximise performance.
Determining of manpower, equipment, and raw material requirements in line with production demand.
Staff rota’s and shift patterns as directed by the production schedule.
Collaborate with production supervisors to ensure optimum productivity.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

Good communicator.
Good problem solving ability.
Experienced working with MRP (Manufacturing Resource Planning)/ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) tools and a sound knowledge of MS Office Suite, including MS Excel.
Good understanding of Production Operations, Quality System Procedures, Continuous improvement & LEAN methods.
Practical experience in production planning, production materials, forecasting and inventory and working in fast paced manufacturing environments.

Ideally you will have an HNC Mechanical and Production Engineering although experience in similar roles will be considered.

Competitive package available
Salary: c £30,000.00 per year (negotiable) + Benefits

Blueprint Recruitment Limited offers the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.