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Production Planner

Job Reference emr/TP/44133/2009

Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time
Attractive salary plus competitive benefits
Working Hours:
40 hour per week
Sandy Lane Worksop
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Invenens - MBA

Package Description

Competitive salary plus great benefits such as:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, plus each year you will have the option to buy and sell leave
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Employee Support to include Life Assurance and critical illness pay
  • 24/7 Colleague Assistance Programme and Financial Wellbeing Support – access to affordable loans, savings accounts, advanced earned pay, and financial education via salary finance
  • Online savings- major retailers, utilities, entertainment plus many more

About our opportunity:

To develop and manage the master production plan in order to satisfy customer demand. Assist the Sales and Logistics functions by providing dependable administrative and customer service support including the confirmation of manufacturing dates. Act as a point of contact between the account managers and the production team to ensure orders are delivered on time and in full.

What you will be doing:

  • Responsible for the management and accuracy of the Sales and Additive Forecast.
  • Communicate and manage the schedule with the warehouse team.
  • Produce a sales plan to the production team and lead daily and weekly planning meetings
  • Report OTIF % in the daily planning meeting and monthly management review. Identify and communicate corrective actions as and when required.
  • Filtering incoming sales orders to ensure min / max stock levels are maintained and current status communicated to the sales team.
  • Liaise with the Logistics manager in relation to booking transport and monitoring through to delivery.
  • Understand & adhere to all Policies & Procedures including HR, Health & Safety at work and current legislation
  • Setting up and maintaining works orders
  • Liaise between production, technical and sales departments to ensure appropriate flow of information available for account managers.
  • Flexibility to perform additional duties when necessary if required for business purposes

About you:

  • >2 years’ experience as a planner in a manufacturing organisation
  • Detail orientated
  • Consistently produce work to a high level of accuracy
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to collate, filter and sort inputs from a variety of sources and re-direct or process efficiently
  • Excellent IT skills – Word and Excel
  • Experience using data management systems, extracting and manipulating data to conduct simple analysis

Who we are?

MBA Polymers is an organisation that truly makes a difference in our world. Founded back in 1992, we have a simple mission – to take valuable plastic bound for landfill and transform it into high-quality plastic polymers for a sustainable future. As an award-winning organisation that forms part of the EMR Group, we are thrilled to be offering the opportunity to join us as an Engineering and Maintenance Planner at our state of the art Polymer Recycling facility in Worksop.


As an organisation, we have the capability of a corporate and the agility of a family-owned company. We put our success down to our Innovative and supportive workforce, and we are offering the opportunity for a skilled Engineering and Maintenance Planner drive forward our ambitious sustainability and performance targets.