Production Planner

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: £21k - 25k per year + Excellent Benefits

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 30/12/2021

Scheduler/Planner – Logistics

The Scheduler/Planner role coordinates and expedites the flow of work and materials within, or between, Departments according to daily and weekly production schedules. Duties include reviewing and distributing production and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; inventory levels, resolving stock variances and problem solving. Interaction with both Customer and Supplier is also a key element.

Job Role

  • Customer / Supplier interface
  • Receipt & Processing of Customer Schedules
  • Issue of Supplier Schedules / Call Offs
  • Coordinate Sub-Contract requirements to meet stock profile requirements.
  • Organise & confirm external transport arrangement.
  • Creates Production schedule and prioritises job-orders for production optimization.
  • Maintains the production schedule and other reports as required. Progress daily production requirements to achieve Customer expectation Analyse and prepare documents needed for production.
  • Issue & Control of labels
  • Complete status reports for production progress.
  • Prepare Customer Shipping Plans
  • Interacts with shop floor management on a daily basis to resolve issues regarding manufacturing concerns
  • Support stock control / accuracy requirements
  • May be asked to perform other duties at a lower level or higher level of proficiency.

Essential Skills Required:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Good level of Microsoft Office products; strong Excel and computer skills.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines.
  • Good customer service/phone skills and flexibility for handling a wide range of activities.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems.
  • High level of accuracy in work preparation.
  • Demonstrate personal time management skills.

Hours of Work:

  • Monday to Thursday – 08.00 to 16.30 
  • Friday – 08.00 to 15.30


  • Competitive salary offered for the right candidate.
  • 37.5 hour week – Monday to Friday
  • Paid overtime
  • Uniform supplied
  • Free Parking
  • 25 days holiday per annum + 8 bank holidays


Salary£21k - 25k per year + Excellent Benefits
Job Reference36425
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date30/12/2021
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted02/12/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Lee Marshall

Senior Consultant


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