Production Planner (NWIL-CB7F76)

  • Vacancy Title
  • Production Planner (NWIL-CB7F76)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive plus benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 21/08/2022
  • Job Description
  • We are looking for a Material / Production Planner to join the team.

    JCB is looking for an experienced Material / Production Planner to join the team at HBU.

    JCB is a truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further than JCB.


    About the role:

    The role of the Production / Material Planner will be to plan and expedite parts in accordance with the build demands, Scheduling parts from a complex supply chain.

    A real sense of urgency, excellent problem solving skills and the ability to communicate cross-functionally are pre-requisites for this highly visible role.

    This role is based at our HBU site in Rocester, Staffordshire.



    • Continuity of supply of parts to assembly from  in-house manufacturing processes and outsource suppliers.
    • Plan manufacturing processes and manage outsource suppliers to ensure co-ordinated continuity of supply to assembly.
    • Lean inventory management.
    • Pro-active review and continuous improvement of manufacturing planning and outsource supply chain.
    • Maintenance of performance in line with Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
    • Problem solving / process improvement initiatives


    About you:

    • Demonstrable production planning / materials planning experience
    • Working knowledge of production planning systems is essential
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Highly PC literate
    • Well organised
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines
    • Good analytical and problem solving skills
    • Driven to achieve results


    What’s in it for you?

    To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company’s healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.


    JCB: Building a Brighter Future

    JCB is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

    Recruitment Agencies: JCB does not accept any speculative approaches to present candidates for advertised vacancies.