Government & Defence

Production Planner

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Production Planner

A Production Planner is required to work on a twelve-month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our Defence client based in Samlesbury.

This is a 12-month contract with a leading UK defence company.

Overview of the Production Planner contract role

Undertake production project management activities to ensure the Assembly business delivers on time and to cost. Through the creation of project information and reports highlight, cost, schedule and cost base issues to allow management action to ensure the key deliverables are achieved.

Production of customer delivery reports.
Production of cost reporting information and reports.
Production of resource reports.
Undertake project management activities inline with monthly cycle of activities.
Baseline project control system and provide regular status reporting on progress.Key skills required for the Production Planner

Be a proficient user of modern planning systems
Developed communications Skills
Fully competent in understanding of the principles of a Planning Process
Skilled in the use of standard Microsoft packages
Trade and or Planning experienceIf you are a Production Planner looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone (phone number removed).

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