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Production Planner - EXPIRED

Job Title: Production Planner - EXPIRED
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Washington
Salary: £23k - 26k per year
Duration: Permanent
Contact Name: Peter Talbot
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description - EXPIRED

Production Planner (Automotive)

Up to £26,000 per annum depending on experience

Washington, Newcastle, Sunderland

We have a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the biggest automotive manufacturers in Europe where innovation, development and manufacturing processes are at the forefront of projects.

We are looking for a Production Planner to organize production according to demand and quality standards. You will be the one to ensure our goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner.


An excellent production planner is well-versed in production procedures and ways to optimize them. They are organized and results-driven with great problem-solving skills. Advanced communication and computer skills are very required for the role.


This role would suit an experienced production planner from an automotive or similar fast moving 24 hour manufacturing environment.



  • Coordinate production workflow for multiple production lines.
  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget
  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports
  • Collaborate with quality control, warehouse and other staff



  • Proven experience as production planner in fast moving manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
  • Experience in MRP II (Manufacturing resource planning)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
  • Good at math and statistics
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • High school diploma; Further education or certification is preferred

Please apply online or call Pete Talbot at Start People LTD for more information.


Automotive, Planning, Production Planning, MP&L, MRP, Prince 2, Process, Manufacturing, Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Production, , Sunderland, Newcastle, Washington, Microsoft Project, Program, GANT

Ref: PTPPK | Published: 12th Mar 2018

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