Totec Recruitment

Production Planner


Location: Ammanford, Swansea

Salary: £24k – £26k

Hours: Full time

Duration: Permanent

Our prestigious Tier 2 Automotive client based on the outskirts of Swansea urgently require a Production Planner to work within their modern hi-tech manufacturing department.       

This is a fantastic long-term career opening giving the rare opportunity to join an internationally renowned company benefitting from a period of sustained growth.

The Role

Responsible for the internal and supplier scheduling through the full utilization of the current ERP system (iScala).

Development of iScala generated inventory plans to maximize the plant’s running efficiency while minimizing labour and storage costs, and the development and analysis of longer term schedules to achieve plant KPI’s.

Working within a team of 5 which includes a Master Production Scheduler, Material Controller, Warehouse Supervisor and Customer Services Co-Ordinator.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creates Production Schedules for the plant ensuring customer requirements are fully met, whilst minimising cost and inventory to ensure company objectives are achieved.
  • Coordinates and communicates the weekly production schedules to shop floor work centres using MRP generated Works orders.
  • Works together with Operations department to ensure there is adequate capacity available to meet short term S&OP demand and longer term strategic plan.
  • Assures that all related raw material and components will be available prior to scheduling and releasing weekly manufacturing orders.
  • Monitors daily production outputs and ensures they are accurately reported in iScala.
  • Ensures system data is accurate through regular maintenance of Bills of Material, Production routings, and system parameters.


  • Minimum 3 years production planning experience in a fast-paced, multi-line manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 3 years ERP system planning experience, with full understanding of Production Scheduling, Manufacturing Requirements Planning (MRP), Works Order Management (WO), and Inventory Management (IM).
  • iScala ERP experience and knowledge preferred.
  • Automotive manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Must display a high level of organization skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Collaborative interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Results-oriented focus and approach.
  • Ability to drive process improvement.
  • Willingness to seek professional growth and development as the scope of the position increasesTo ApplyAll calls will be handled in strictest confidence and all applications will be progressed promptly. All applicants must be eligible to live and work within the UK

To Apply

For a detailed job description or for more information please call and speak to a member of our experienced team or to apply send your CV to Totec today.

Sector: Manufacturing & FMCG

Location: Ammanford


If you wish to apply for this position, request a detailed job description or to find out more please call +44 (01792) 763322 and speak to Rhiannon or

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