Location: Tyne & Wear
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 169184
We’re working with a major manufacturer and supplier of high-performance tapes based in the Newcastle area.
They are looking for a driven Production Planner to join their team on a permanent basis who can make a real impact within the organisation.
You will coordinate workflows, liaise with sales teams and monitor projects so strong communication skills are a must.
This is an excellent opportunity to make the role your own and suggest ways to improve efficiency.
Coordinate production workflow for numerous teams and lines
Plan and prioritise operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand
Liaise with sales teams and order processing to determine customer requirements
Maintain a production schedule detailing all tasks and when they should be completed by to meet predicted completion date
Approve materials, manufacturing equipment, and the size of the workforce needed to manufacture goods
Assist and carry out Quality Control of goods
Predict how long a project or production run will take to complete
Monitor project progress to ensure it's following the schedule
Troubleshoot problems that occur during production, including staff shortages and machinery malfunctions
Organise project paperwork, including purchase orders, and maintaining records
Collect and assess data about the production and team's performance
Prepare reports about production processes for upper management and suggest ways to improve efficiency
The successful candidate will also have strong communication skills and IT skills.
If you’re interested in this role and would like to find out more information, send across your CV and a member of our team will be in touch.