• Permanent
  • Worcester
  • Salary: £24-28k

Website redwoodsearch2 Redwood Search Recruitment Agency Worcester

Production Planner/ Expeditor 

We are working with our client to recruit a Production Planner / Expeditor. This is a busy department where you will be required to work to a high level of accuracy and be able to use your initiative.  Our client is keen to meet candidates who are committed to delivering excellent levels of service and who have a positive can-do attitude. You will enjoy seeing projects through to completion.

Coordination and expediting the flow of work and materials within or between departments according to daily and weekly production schedules. Raising and expediting purchase order. 

Ensure daily production requirements are achieved to meet customer expectation
Analyze and prepare documents needed for production.

Data analysis and decision making to support raw material supply and finished goods demand.

Create a production schedule.

Maintains the production schedule and other reports as required.

Follow-up as required with all teams to expedite the flow of materials and documents to meet production schedule and customer expectation.

Complete status reports for production progress, work in process, and raw material inventory.

Update reports for company reporting.

Interacts with operational management on a daily basis to resolve issues regarding material capacity & issues as requested from Manufacturing, Customer Service and Accounting.

Preparation of shortage report

Purchasing of all requisition based items in line with the authority procedure in place.

Expediting of purchase orders which are not delivered on time or short.

Purchasing of all glass requirements.

Ensuring the overdue report is cleared daily.

Accountable for meeting all targets, deadlines and KPI’s as agreed with Line Manager / Customer 


•             High level of interpersonal skills 
•             Excellent planning, organising and prioritising skills 
•             Ability to make decisions 
•             Ability to use initiative 
•             Ability to implement, and ensure compliance with, company policies & procedures 
•             Customer focused 
•             High level of honesty and integrity

If you are interested in this position of Production Planner/Expeditor, please contact Arlene for a confidential chat on 01905 27747 or simply apply for the role.

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