Production Planner

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1388374

 Job Description

Responsible for the ownership and development of a production schedule within a busy steel fabrication environment. The successful planner will be looking at the systems, stock control and production plan to create a more efficient working environment and ensure all customer demands are met.


  • Maintain and manage the schedule for cutting, bending and fabrication of raw materials through the machines based on internal & external customer demands and machine efficiency by using the Steel Management Software.

  • Manage raw material stock levels and order with suppliers as need be in conjunction with the procurement department.

  • Troubleshoot problems that occur during production and agree corrective action with Production Supervisor if plan is not being achieved.

  • Issue reports and analyse performance of production – daily KPI’s, Profit/Loss reports and work closely with Production Supervisor to review and identify areas where improvement is possible.



  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills

  • Good written and Oral communication skills

  • Mathematical skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy of data input

  • Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

  • Ability to work on own initiative and work to strict deadlines.