Blue Pebbles

Manufacturing Planner and Expeditor

Vacancy Title: Manufacturing Planner and Expeditor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wolverhampton
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Start Date: 2024-05-15
REF: J91978875
Contact Name: Jake Brogan
Contact Email:
Vacancy Published: 9 days ago

Vacancy Description

Manufacturing Planner and Expeditor


Do you have experience as a Manufacturing Planner and Expeditor?
Then this role may be for you!

What's in it for you?
· Scottish Widows Pension - 5% employer + 5% employee contributions
· Death in Service - 3x salary
· Annual Leave 25 days plus bank holidays
· Annual leave buy and sell (up to a maximum of 5 days)
· Paid leave to attend medical appointments - up to 2 hours - (discretional paid time for medical appointments undergoing investigation at the hospital)
· ADO - opportunity to accrue additional 5 days off each year for hours worked over (sanctioned by Line Manager)
· Professional Membership fees paid
· Employee Assistance Programme (confidential advice)
· Sickness Benefit (after successful completion of probationary period) paid sickness entitlement e.g. 100% sick pay for up to 20 days and then 50% pay for 21-40 days… this increases in line with years of service
· Free parking
· Employee portal that offers discounts, offers, employee assistance programme (after probationary period)

What you'll be doing?
• Prioritise PWOs on the shop floor, monitor their progress against the Manufacturing Schedule and ensure their OTIF delivery
• Report risks, concerns and/or delays to the relevant stakeholders, suggesting solutions and recovery plans
• Deal with scheduling conflicts by liaising with the relevant stakeholders
• Collaborate with the manufacturing management to ensure an optimum level of WIP and control/traceability of materials
• Monitor the Aged WIP, reporting issues and concerns
• Update and control data within MRP system and production planning spreadsheets
• Monitor the readiness of PWOs to be issued to stores for picking
• Monitor shortages in conjunction with stores and production
• Release, amend and complete PWOs, updating the Planning System accordingly

What you will need?

-Experience in manufacturing environment
-Good Understanding of Product Structure (BOM, MLPL)
-Experience in ERP Systems (desirable)
-Experience in handling and controlling data in a production environment (desirable)

Please Note:
Due to the nature of this work, you will need to have held a British Passport for 6 years+ and be eligible for SC Clearance

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