Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Location: UK

We are currently recruiting for a Production Planner to join our Production team based at Coveris UK’s St Neot’s site. If you have experience in planning orders and scheduling production, then please apply today.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Plan customer order requirements and schedule production to meet required delivery dates, while ensuring efficient operational targets are achieved
  • Organise Stocks/Raw materials to ensure all aspects of the operations arrive just in time to enable production and plan to operate efficiently
  • Manage the planning and production scheduling function and update the plan daily
  • Stock and outwork control
  • Update inks, plates, tooling and material daily
  • Host the planning meetings
  • Complete the SOP twice a week
  • Attend weekly Launch meetings
  • Communicate in stock dates
  • Communicate machine capacity open dates to internal and external sales on a regular basis
  • Liaise with production regarding overtime and PPM requirements in order to adjust planning /manning
  • Working with Despatch, ensure all call-off requirements are met or potential missed call-offs communicated with CSEs in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all orders are delivered on time and in full

Key Requirements

  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal) at all times
  • Great attention to detail
  • Innovative thinker
  • Organised and calm under pressure
  • Friendly, approachable and flexible – a team player
  • Proactive, positive, enthusiastic - demonstrates “can do” attitude
  • Commercially aware
  • Leads by example, but effective delegator
  • Must be IT literate
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Confidence to negotiate with suppliers would be an advantage


This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive business who invest in people. Should you feel that your skills and experience match the specification, please submit your covering letter and CV along with your salary expectations to our team.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days after the closing date, then please assume that your application has not been successful.

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