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Production Planner / Scheduler
About the Role
Rowlinson Packaging Ltd – Nantwich - has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Production Planner / Scheduler to work within one of the UK's leading bespoke Timber Packaging manufacturers, supplying products to automotive, industrial and agricultural clients. The company has enjoyed significant growth in recent years, and the ability to continue to meet customer focused demand and manage future growth is essential.
As a Production Planner you will report to the Sales/Operations Director and will be responsible for providing consistent production plans in line with labour and material supply to ensure customer deliveries are on time and in full
Key Responsibilities for the Production Planner's role.
Create effective production plans to achieve on time in full deliveries.
Liaise with colleagues in all areas across site to develop robust manufacturing plans that meet our business needs with respect to volume, timing, resource utilisation and constraints, etc.
To liaise with the Sales team and manage customer expectations in regards to lead times and delivery dates and use information from the ERP system to maximise production efficiencies and action production demands. Provide individual production schedules on a daily basis. Challenge potential production shortfalls with manufacturing and purchasing in order to improve efficiency.Accommodation of the Production Scheduling requirements for non-standard activity whilst maintaining strict adherence to the manufacturing plan. Participate in Daily production
The successful candidate will have experience in a similar position and experience planning or as a planner in a manufacturing environment, must have excellent attention to detail and communication skills. Candidates must have good Computer skills.