Production Schedule Planner – Print Packaging & Greeting Cards – Full Time 12 month Maternity Cover

  • Job Reference: 00012189-1
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2022
  • Recruiter: The Sherwood Group
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  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Packaging, Production, Print
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Sherwood Group is the UK’s leading independent packaging and greeting cards manufacturer, with a track record of award-winning products and designs.

This opportunity is home based 2/3 days a week with the other 2/3 days Office Based. Initially the role is for 12 months maternity cover with a view to recruit permanently.

We are now looking to recruit a Production Schedule Planner to join our team, The ideal candidate will have experience working in a print / packaging / Greeting Card sector, Excellent communication, organisational and analytical skills

Key Responsibilities:

· Ensure manufacturing processes are planned in the most cost-effective way, whilst ensuring that production targets can be met on time.

· Work effectively as part of a team to support the business in delivering customer orders.

· Plan customer orders & communicate relevant information to the wider business.

· Create finished goods production schedules that consider capacity, outload times, material availability, efficiency, equipment availability, and labour requirements.

· Attend daily production meeting via Teams

Person Specification:

· Experience in a Production Planning role

· Expertise in End-to-end Planning covering Sales & Order Processing, Production Planning, Inventory planning, Material Scheduling, Production Scheduling, Sales Forecasting, Capacity Planning, Capacity Modelling, Factory Line Performance, KPIs and Inventory Management.

· Advanced Excel

· Excellent, communication, presentation, and relationship skills