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Planning Manager

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Planning Manager 



Role Overview: As a Planning Manager, you’ll be the driving force behind all production planning and scheduling systems. Your key responsibilities include ensuring optimal capacity usage, meeting customer expectations with timely deliveries, and troubleshooting any issues that may arise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand company products, build structure, and machinery capacities.
  • Approve issues to works departments and collaborate with Sales for customer requirements.
  • Accurately predict project timelines and develop a detailed production schedule.
  • Monitor progress, troubleshoot issues, and investigate customer complaints.
  • Provide costings for Manufacturing and forecast manning requirements.
  • Run Production Planning meetings and maintain the System.
  • Support the Lean project and contribute to system improvements.
  • Organize paperwork, maintain records, and ensure departmental fitness.
  • Adhere to health and safety policies and uphold Quensh standards.


  • Proven experience in production planning and scheduling.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes and machinery.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in relevant software and tools.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations.

If you’re ready to lead a dynamic team, shape the production planning department, and contribute to the company’s success, apply now! Your expertise can make a significant impact on the journey to excellence.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking

For more information please contact Lara Hall on 01905 783352 or email

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