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Production Planner – Bindery (Maternity Cover)

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We are looking for an efficient Production Planner – Bindery to be responsible for all tasks involved in scheduling the workflow through the factory and ensuring that the production plan meets our customers’ requirements whilst planning for maximum productivity. The Production Planner – Bindery has a range of duties that include working closely with the Capacity Planners (who load the relevant work to the correct machines and set the masterplan for the forthcoming weeks), tracking the machines and setting the production plan for the next 24 hours.

To be successful as a Production Planner – Bindery, you should be able to carry out all tasks with high attention to detail to organise and prioritise workloads. Ultimately, a Production Planner – Bindery should be highly organized, use their own initiative to make decisions, work well under pressure and react quickly to ever changing plans.

This is a fixed term position, starting as soon as possible, to provide maternity cover.

About You:

  • This is an opportunity to be an active team player who is happy to support and be supported in our Production Control department.
  • You will have strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Liaise effectively at all levels within the factory.
  • Confidence in using IT systems is essential and knowledge of “Accuterm” would be advantageous.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential so that you can liaise effectively within your team, with factory managers and machine operators to build good working relationships.
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment would be preferable but is not essential – just a strong work ethic.

What We Can Offer You:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Contributory Pension
  • Company Sick Pay
  • 26 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free Onsite Car Parking (Subject to Availability)
  • Health & Wellbeing Support
  • Working Hours: Alternating shifts (6am – 2pm and 2pm – 10pm)

About Us:

We have been operating for over 200 years, producing some of the most well-known and best-selling books in the UK, providing an invaluable service to a range of publishing clients and in turn, bringing you and your family the books you love to read. With over 800 employees based on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, we supply over 150 million books per year and have recently been acquired by Elcograf. Through this union, we have a strong and exciting future ahead of us and look forward to welcoming you to the company.

Please note, due to the location of our factory, it would be preferable if you have your own transport.

Location: Bungay, Suffolk

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