Planner

Job Description

Our client based in Trowbridge is looking for a Planner/ Scheduler to join their team on a 4 month temporary basis whilst the company undergoes some upgrading work internally.


The role will be to create and maintain a master production schedule for the factory to agreed NPD time plans, in line with capacity by work centre and labour plan, campaigning like items, smoothing production load by work centre, and maximising customer service.

  • Using MRP action messages, create and maintain a production plan for cosmetics and some toiletries ranges.
  • Select items to plan in campaigns and smooth the plan by work centre according to agreed guidelines.
  • To identify future capacity bottlenecks, constraints and opportunities.
  • Maintain item master batch sizes and other data using economic planning parameter guidelines.
  • To occasionally deputise for the Factory Scheduler in their absence.
  • To represent the planning department at NPD meetings.

If you would like to be considered please do give us a call/ drop us a copy of your CV and we will call you back.