Production Planner

Are you a motivated, target driven team player that thrives in a fast paced purchasing and sales environment? If so, we are looking for someone just like you to join the team as a Production Planner who will be handling the bill of materials in our Hampshire based multi national company.

BASIC SALARY: £27,000 – £32,000 (DOE)

· 21 days holiday (Rising one day per year)
· Pension
· Company Bonus
· Share Incentive Scheme
· Life Assurance
· Daily Free lunch

· Friendly and supportive working environment
· Company bonus paid yearly which is the equivalent of 4 weeks salary
· Part of a share scheme that has risen by over 400% in the last 5 years

LOCATION: Hook, Hampshire

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Basingstoke, Reading, Fareham, Guildford, Newbury, Camberley

JOB DESCRIPTION: Production Planner, Supply Chain Planner, Materials Planner – Bill of Materials, ERP – Manufacturing

As our Production Planner, you will be working closely with the Production Team to schedule work according to our customer requirements. You will also have an important relationship with the Procurement Team, understanding any constraints that could potentially affect deadlines.

You will assist with the Continuous Improvement within the planning department including new process, routing implementation and the new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system

You will also be responsible for the Bill of Materials (BOM) within a busy manufacturing environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Production Planner, Supply Chain Planner, Materials Planner – Bill of Materials, ERP – Manufacturing

As our Production Planner you will manage the planning and scheduling of works orders (WO’s) to ensure sales orders (SO’s) are planned according to customer lead time and shipped on time in full.

In addition to this you will also;
· Efficiently manage the Bill of Materials, listing the raw materials, sub-assemblies, intermediate assemblies, sub-components, parts, and the quantities of each needed to manufacture our end product
· Manage allocation of Sales orders to ensure key dates achieved in full and MRP can run effectively.
· Work closely with the Procurement team to ensure any issues identified potentially affecting SO/WO’s are dealt with in a timely manner.
· Be the main point of contact for all sales order status updates and queries including escalation of issues, and reporting on any delays, increased risks or missed milestones for sales orders on a weekly basis
· Liaise with relevant departments to support resolution of QA lines and SMI’s raised, review the impact on WO/SO and advise accordingly

PERSON SPECIFICATION: Production Planner, Supply Chain Planner, Materials Planner – Bill of Materials, ERP – Manufacturing

In order to be successful in this application you will demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to influence and engage with key stakeholders. You will have the ability to work well under pressure and the confidence to deal with day to day queries independently.

You will also :
· Possess excellent organisational skills.
· Have keen attention to detail.
· Have Excellent time management.
· Be a team player, with a strong desire to succeed and a ‘can do’ attitude.


We have been at the forefront of designing computer-controlled systems to evaluate the mechanical properties of soil and rock for over 40 years and are highly regarded within the geotechnical and earthquake engineering design sector. We take pride in our company mission and vision statements, which underpins our core staff values as we work together to be the best in our field.


We are looking for an individual that wants a career. Many of our employees stay with us for many years and become seasoned and senior engineers. We want employees with the ability to quickly learn in-house developed software packages and a drive and desire to learn new ideas and concepts.

You may also have worked in the following roles or industries, Supply Chain Analyst, Supply Chain Administrator, BOM, Bill Of Materials Supply Chain, Supply Chain Planner, Demand Planner, Sales & Operations Planner, Business Planning Executive, Business Planner, Supply Analyst, Business Intelligence, Business Integration, Data Analyst, Materials Planner, Routing, Route Planning

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgment of your application.

Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: DN17376, Wallace Hind Selection Ltd

Type: Permanent