Production Planner / Administrator - Corrugated Packaging

£ Open (Depending on Experience)
15 Oct 2018
14 Nov 2018
Hollie James
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Reference Number : PK5703

£ Open (Depending on Experience) + 25 days holiday

Our Client is a specialist within the design and manufacture of corrugated products and packaging solutions. With many years' experience in product development and production they have earned a commanding reputation.

They are currently looking to recruit a Production Planner / Administrator to join their team.

The role will be office based in a production environment and would be suited to someone with planning experience.


  • Maintain schedule of jobs for each machine so as to:
  • Ensure delivery of completed jobs on time
  • Maximise machine running hours
  • Take advantage of efficiencies between jobs
  • Import of new jobs into planning system and allocation to machinery.
  • Daily revisions to the manufacturing schedule to reflect changing circumstances and new priorities.
  • Maintain long term plan with jobs allocated to likely production windows
  • Generation of capacity information including:
  • Determination of whether new work can be accommodated at short notice
  • Determination of leadtimes
  • Identification of capacity issues as new jobs are loaded
  • Maintain detailed view of status of components required for jobs to go live including:
  • Materials
  • Prior conversion operations
  • Tooling
  • Liaison with suppliers to progress material and other deliveries required for production.
  • Develop detailed knowledge of machinery to enable:
  • Refinement of running data
  • Utilise interchangeability of jobs between machines
  • Identify problem jobs
  • Liaison with transport department to provide details for daily load planning.
  • Purchasing board
  • General administration duties
  • Generating work instructions etc

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Have some experience of planning / scheduling in a manufacturing environment.
  • Be capable of careful analysis and logical decision making.
  • Have good IT skills.