Production Planner/Scheduler – Full Time –


Job Title: Production Planner/Scheduler

Location: Leicester

Package: £Negotiable depending on skills and experience + annual bonus at Christmas

Generous holiday allowance and pension scheme

Permanent position

A leading manufacturer of commercial vehicle parts with a huge portfolio of products have recently injected significant investment in new production technology and equipment in order to scale up their UK production. They have continued to expand and thrive throughout the pandemic as well as ensuring they are Brexit compliant.

Due to their extensive growth plans, they are now seeking an experienced production Planner/Scheduler to work closely with all areas of the business to ensure that the production process runs smoothly .

The role

Your main priority will be to maximise effectiveness and throughput in all aspects of the production process, balancing capacity with incoming orders and propose solutions in order to meet the production build plan ensuring you have the resources available to achieve targets

Typical duties will involve:

Develop and implement daily and weekly production schedules and targets to meet the demands of the business for multi-tiered products including planned maintenance of equipment and routine calibration measurements.
Balance available labour and machine capacity to maximise efficiency whilst maintaining required quality standards.
Report to the management team regarding existing orders, production constraints, and production forecasting.
Develop and understand manpower, equipment and product specification and raw material’s usage in order to fully comprehend production capacity.
Collaborate any changes and priorities to production, Identify production, manpower and material shortage problems quickly in order of priority.
Ensure that materials and equipment are pre-arranged for production.
Coordinate with production, purchasing, and finance teams to develop and maintain scheduling parameters.
Generate daily and weekly production reports to managers for critical decision-making purposes.
Actively continuous improvement activity within the team

This is a specialised position, and ideally you will have considerable planning and scheduling experience within a production environment preferably with multi-tiered process requirements

You will be a self starter who takes ownership of the production schedule and proficient use of a recognised ERP system.

Able to collaborate and build relationships at all levels.
Strong organisational acumen, attention to detail and problem-solving ability.
Proficiency with standard scheduling software and productivity suites.
Strong analytical, leadership, and planning skills.
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure in a dynamic environment.
Good work ethic and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

This is an opportunity to really put your stamp on the role.

Please apply with your CV or call Zandy in our Birmingham branch for more information

Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, Industrial, Driving, Energy, Professional and Contact Services sectors. Supplying nationally.


Job Type: Permanent

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire

To apply for this job please visit

Related Jobs
  • Retail/Purchasing
    Northampton, Northamptonshire

    Supply Chain Coordinator Northampton NN3 Contract to permanent Monday - Friday (phone number removed) Do you have previous experience of working within supply chain /purchasing? Are you confident
  • Social Care
    Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

    Are you ready for a new challenge and like the opportunity to work as an Assistant Manager, at a service for adults with learning disabilities? If you have a person centred approach and supervisory e
  • Social Care

    Staff Nurse required on Isle Of Wight , up to £18.50/hr, Days/Nights, Part Time/Full Time Job Setting This state of the art Nursing home requires a dedicated Staff Nurse to join there team who prid