Planning Assistant - Successful Manufacturer

WR Group Limited
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£18,500 Plus Benefits
06 Sep 2017
04 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Planning Assistant - Successful Manufacturer 
Sheffield, South Yorkshire 

Looking to take your next step as a Planning Assistant? Want to increase your expertise with a business that values teamwork, fresh ideas and transparency? If so, we'd love to hear from you. 

About Us: 

Abtech is a specialist supplier of electrical connection and lighting products worldwide. Through innovation, market-leading designs and rigorous testing, we deliver outstanding solutions and high quality products every time. 

Now, we're looking for a Planning Assistant to play an important role in the smooth running of our Production Department. 

What We Offer: 

- Salary of £18,500 
- Health insurance 
- Life insurance 
- Pension scheme 

- Full training provided
- 24 days' holiday (+ bank holidays) 
- Smart casual dress code 
- On-site parking, as well as great links for buses and trams 
- Free tea and coffee 

Joining a team where proactivity, hard work and a dependable nature are the norm, you will discover an environment of enthusiasm, honesty and integrity. You'll receive an in-depth induction, as well as a long term personal development plan to enhance your skill-set and enable you to build an engaging career. 

With a culture of recognition for performance and going above and beyond,internal progression is endorsed for those who prove themselves and team members who add value will always be rewarded. 

So, if you are looking for a new challenge with great support, progression potential and a fantastic, team-focused environment, this is the role for you. 

Your Role: 

As a Planning Assistant, you will help to ensure the effective planning and development of Abtech's production orders. 

Supporting the Planning & Logistics Manager, you will: 

- Review and process orders 
- Manage daily and weekly production plans 
- Distribute work to the relevant departments 
- Work closely with the Purchasing Assistants and Store Person to ensure that components are available 
- Maintain and update the MRP system 
- Promote quality and continuous improvement throughout your department 

About You: 

To be considered, you'll need: 

- Experience gained within a manufacturing and/or production environment 
- At a minimum, five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade A* - C, including English and Maths 
- The ability to work well under pressure 
- To be self-motivated with great organisational skills 

A qualification in planning or operations management would be beneficial to your application. Planning experience would also be advantageous, as would knowledge of MRP systems. 

We're eager to hear from candidates with experience as a Planning Assistant, Manufacturing Planning Assistant, Production Planning Assistant, Production Assistant or Production Planner.

Other companies may call this role Supply Planner, Planner, MRP Controller, Production Control Assistant or Logistics Planner. 

Webrecruit and Abtech are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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