Production Planner

  • Bredbury, Greater Manchester
  • £25000 - £29000 per annum + Excellent training and career progression!
  • VR/29321
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A fantastic new opportunity has come available working for a prestigious manufacturing company. Currently seeking an ambitious, career driven individual to join their Estimating team as a Production Planner / Estimator. The ideal candidate will have held a role within Production Planning, Sourcing or Estimating previously. The role requires someone who is confident within supplier negotiation, buying and sourcing products with a keen eye for detail and willingness to learn. This company is based in brand new state of the art open plan offices, boasting on site ping pong/pool tables, free parking and a health shield cash plan.

What you will be doing as a Production Planner / Estimator:

  • Working as part of the Estimating team you will be responsible for liaising between suppliers and sales team to deliver on customers requirements
  • Pricing products and actioning customer requests in line with margin targets and within strict timescales to ensure brand proposition is maintained
  • Constantly evaluating product selling prices are being maximised whilst being competitive in that particular marketplace
  • Building and maintaining strong customer relationships
  • Creation and development of processes and systems to calculate costs and margins
  • Maintain all data and information on appropriate systems and documentation, accurately and within agreed timescales
  • Negotiate fixed price periods with suppliers
  • Identify and deliver cost savings
  • Produce, review, and update accurate product review schedules within agreed timescales
  • Deliver buying process within agreed timescales and targets as determined by the business
  • Managing your own time, prioritise and track own workload


We would LOVE to hear from you if you have the following experience:

  • Previous experience within a similar role as a Production Planning, Sourcing or Estimating
  • Experience managing and negotiating with multiple suppliers
  • Effective listening skills with a logical and methodical approach
  • Ability to build strong relationships with a variety of people at all levels
  • Strong organisational skills whilst working within a pressurised and constantly evolving environment
  • They would be open to a graduate with Supply Chain/Logistics/Business knowledge
  • Forward thinker, innovative and hard working
  • Strong negotiation skills and sales approach
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Resource management
  • Communication in decision making
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Strong communication skills


What's in it for you as a Production Planner / Estimator:

  • Competitive salary offering upto £29,000, depending upon experience
  • Working hours are 9:00am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday
  • Full training will be provided
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Health cash plan where employees can claim back on dental, optical, and medical costs
  • Free on-site parking
  • Unlimited free hot drinks
  • Open plan bright modern office
  • Luxury kitchens with top of the range TVs
  • Pool/ Ping Pong table for lunch time relaxing



To Apply

If this sounds like a role you will LOVE, please send your CV today!

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