Production Planner

29 November 20212021-11-29
Up to £30,000 subject to experience
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Production Planner 


Up to £30,000 subject to experience 


Recruit12 are excited to present a new opportunity for a Production Planner to join a well-established, highly respected automotive organisation. 


As a Production Planner, your main responsibilities will include: 


  • Raise work orders and BOMs - Raising schedules and creating BOM's
  • Ensure material availability from our system and work with the purchasing team to assist the Sales Team • Ensure availability of parts and all BOM items for planned jobs
  • Management of production schedule
  • Work closely with the Materials Planner to ensure the availability of materials
  • Analyse sales/stock usage with reports to identify changes and additions and amend Works Orders in the plan where possible/practical to achieve customer service and stock targets
  • Analysing and advising on schedule trends and adapting when necessary to meet customer and company objectives
  • Coordinating the preparation of Operating Planning.
  • Advising on schedule trends and proposing changes as necessary to meet both the customer requirements and the company’s objectives with regard to efficiency.
  • Coordination of the daily schedules for the warehouse, advising any deviation from the schedule and proposed recovery plans.
  • Coordinate the daily work of the Production Planning department in-line with the company objectives.
  • Control and Planning of the Quality, Cost and Delivery requirements are met.
  • Issue of monthly reports to the Departmental Manager detailing achievement against schedule and results of monthly activities.
  • Ensure that all areas have up to date Procedures and Training Manuals
  • Assist in the running out of components with the Purchasing and Sales Teams.
  • Create Part Numbers and Assemblies with guidance from engineers
  • Issue and receipt stock to works orders for both stock and customer orders 


To be successful as a production Planner, you must have: 


  • Experience in a similar role is preferred. 
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on our company’s success.
  • Adaptable to change.
  • Excellent time-management skills.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic and passionate.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP system



This position is based in Shropshire and is commutable from Shrewsbury, Preston and Bowbrook. 

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, and World-Class manufacturing sectors.


Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.