Production Planner

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20 - £24 per hour

  • Contact:

    Karolina Stapor

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

  • Expiry date:


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  • Client:


Morson International is currently looking for Production Planner for our client based in Crawley.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Representing Manufacturing for either a nominated programmes or group of programmes for New build products
  • To head up a Team on a group of Programmes or Products.
  • Act as a focal point for issues related to manufacturing on these nominated projects.
  • Agree the Work Breakdown financial Structure (WBS) with the Project to enable efficient planning.
  • Report as required on financial performance against agreed work packages.
  • Represent Manufacturing as required in engineering forums and Programme reviews.
  • Sign off required change requests and change notes. Contributing towards point of embodiment (POE) and cost decisions.
  • Disseminate required information to other manufacturing Disciplines to enable them to perform their roles.
  • Enter Demands onto the MRP system ensuring that load and capacity issues are understood and managed through Oracle Workbench.
  • Action and monitor the recommendations of the MRP tool. Release purchased and manufactured items to the appropriate area of the business.
  • Maintain the MRP output, monitoring supply and demand across the domain, using Oracle Workbench.
  • Oversee or Produce final deliverable build record for each New Build delivery.
  • Play a leading role to Co-ordinate in conjunction with the manufacturing and planning manager in meeting deliveries in line with agreed quality, cost and delivery dates.
  • Identify, evaluate and implement opportunities for improvement
  • Ensure the regular progress of items either manufactured or purchased to ensure delivery schedules are achieved.
  • Contribute to the generation of cost estimates for new build products.
  • Assist Planning manager in defining training needs of the department.
  • Contribute towards load and capacity planning, ensuring issues are highlighted in advance.


  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels both verbally and written.
  • PC literate with a good understanding of office tools
  • Attention to detail and ability to ensure all work is carried out accurately and conscientiously.
  • Open minded and receptive to change.
  • Shows Initiative.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a team time effectively.
  • Experience in working in a manufacturing environment for at least 5 years

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.