Production Planner

Company Background:

The Keystone Group consists of Keystone Lintels, IG Lintels, Keylite Roof Windows, smartroof and IG GRP. The Keystone Group, the UK and Ireland’s largest steel lintel manufacturer offers an extensive range of steel lintels. Keystone is the leading producer of “Special” custom-made lintels to suit individual design requirements and exact specifications. As part of The Keystone Group, Keylite Roof Windows Ltd offer a large range of roof windows and accessories supplied with Keystone’s renowned customer service! IG GRP manufactures and supplies quality finished product to the housing industry. Smartroof manufactures innovative modular roof systems for major house builders.

Purpose of role:

recruiting for a Production Planner, based at Swadlincote who will be responsible for co-ordinating production requirements.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide a full administrative function for the Production workflow
  • Check and control the daily output and messages from MRP (Material Requirements Planning)
  • Convert planned requirements into production orders
  • Generate and print shop floor paperwork to control workflow
  • Run availability check for purchased components
  • Rework and refurbishment administration
  • Control standard and bespoke/prototype production administration
  • Site rectification administration
  • Manage exceptional and unscheduled production requirements
  • Manage change or cancellation of production orders
  • Maintain daily KPIs

Person Specification:

  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent in a Production/Manufacturing field or similar
  • Experience of Production Planning is desirable
  • Understanding of works planning with a manufacturing/construction environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to demonstrate assertiveness whilst remaining approachable and friendly and a confident and methodical approach to work
  • Fully computer literate with the ability to pick up production planning flow software 

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