Job Description

Manufacturing Production Planner – £12ph

Our client who creates engineering solutions for their customers are seeking a Manufacturing Production Planner on a 2–3-month basis paying £12 per hour.  The hours of work are 7.30am – 4.30pm.

Job Purpose:

  • To ensure all drawing releases are processed in accordance with agreed timescales.
  • To ensure all components manufactured meet required quality standards.
  • To ensure the manufacturing status of all live projects is monitored on a regular basis for progress.
  • To allocate resources, machinery, and raw material to cover production demand.
  • Timely processing and order placement of all parts identified for subcontract manufacture.

Job Description:

  • Keep up to date Manufacturing Resource Plans and schedule ready for assembly dates based on Purchasing and Manufacturing completion.
  • Update the Production Tracker to provide a clear status for all parts in manufacture (internal/ external).
  • Monitor on a bi-daily basis the manufacturing status, and progress accordingly to meet agreed timescales.
  • Assist Business Support Manager and Director of Operations with organisation of internal manufacture or subcontract of parts.
  • Ensure the release from design into manufacture, is followed according to agreed processes including, but not limited to drawing checks, drawing allocation and distribution.
  • Monitor and report against manufacturing budgets from drawing release to manufacturing completion.
  • Maintain hard copy drawing folders ensuring the latest revision is present at all times.
  • Work closely with all internal & external stakeholders to ensure any problems identified in manufacturing are reported and quickly resolved.
  • Update bill of materials with all manufacturing stages & material traceability requirements.
  • Coordinating Goods Outwards/Goods Inwards process for manufactured parts requiring sub-contract.
  • Ensure quality standards are met at all stages of manufacture including, but not limited to, secondary machining, painting, zinc plating and hardening.
  • Organise finishing requirements such as paint, zinc plating and hardening with the relevant supplier(s)
  • Quality checking of sub-contract part deliveries.
  • Ensure any manufactured items held in stock are monitored and replenished in line with forecast demand to avoid stock outages and prevent overstocking. 
  • Be willing and available to help in other areas within the department during times of increased workload and holiday periods.

Attend all internal meetings where required

Apply for this job

Your Current Postcode*

Optional - Attach CV or Cover Letter

Experience the BBU Difference

Need the perfect employee, or a new role?
Contact BBU today