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Junior Production Planner

North East England

  • Reference: 387189
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive

  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

The Company

Nigel Wright are pleased to be working with a well established manufacturing and distribution company within the North East. As a results of continuous growth and high demand they are looking for a Junior Production Planner to join their planning team. This is a really great opportunity for someone looking to be supported in their development and growth within supply chain. 

The Role

Responsibilities include:

  • Production planning based on demand, stock levels and customer fulfilment 
  • Scheduling production and effective and efficient manner 
  • Daily monitoring of production, managing expectations and changing requirements 
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders 
  • Capturing plan changes, analysing data and proving trend reports
  • Updating reports weekly
  • Attending daily planning meetings 
  • Maintain master data within planning system

The Person

The successful candidate will show some of the following attributes:

  • Degree - desirable 
  • Experience in manufacturing environment, either planning or supply chain 
  • Planning systems experience 
  • Ability to work on own initiative and meet deadlines 
  • Good time management and organisation skills 
  • Proactive in problem solving
  • Excel skills 
  • Positive, can do attitude 
  • Confidence to challenge current working practices


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