Trainee Production Planner

Location: Gateshead

Contract Type: Full-time

Contract Term: Permanent

Salary: £21,000 - £23,000 per annum, negotiable depending on experience


Our client is a successful and vibrant high volume manufacturer. A growing business, they are seeking to appoint a Trainee Planner to join the planning team.

The main responsibility of this role is to ensure that the workload for manufacturing is planned accurately and that plans are communicated to the manufacturing teams.

This role will be responsible for using a planning IT system to check progress against the plan and will be the liaison point between the manufacturing and the Planner and Sales teams.

The successful candidate will have a good level of education and a high standard of skills in using Microsoft office, in particular, Excel and Powerpoint and be seeking to develop their career within a planning role.

Excellent communication skills are essential, as is a high level of attention to detail. This role will work in a very fast-paced environment, therefore the ability to work under pressure and manage time effectively is essential.

Enthusiasm, drive, a sense of humour and ambition are key qualities. This role offers significant career development opportunities within a growing and successful global business.