We Are Hiring: Production Planner

Who will you be working for?
CoolKit has been trading since 2005 and is based in Burnley, Lancashire. We make products for the transport refrigeration market. Simply put that means our products enable people to deliver temperature-controlled goods. Usually these are perishable products like foods or pharmaceuticals. Our products are unique in that we have designed them ourselves so that they are in our opinion the best on the market. They have many operational benefits and an unrivalled mix of accreditations.
Our company mission is simply to be recognised by all as a progressive, innovative and favourable company to deal with – valuing trust quality and service above all else.

We have demonstrated we are a ‘Cool’ company to work for by achieving the Investors in People Standard and invest in the training and continual development of all people in the company.

What is the role?
We seek to recruit a Production Planner to join our operational team and to manage the scheduling of the production floor. You will work closely with all functions of the business to ensure that production orders are carefully scheduled, ensuring a balanced plan that satisfies delivery promises made to our customers. You will progress chase and regularly liaise with stakeholders, ensuring to communicate any deviation from the plan.

A successful candidate will be;
We seek candidates of graduate calibre, or alternatively those with a proven track record in planning manufacturing sites. You will be IT literate, ideally be experienced in ERP systems, have good communication skills and possess good mathematical / statistical skills. You will also be a problem solver, and able to initiate changes and improvements to the planning process in a fast faced, growing company.

What will you earn?
In return we offer remuneration commensurate with the role and an opportunity to develop within a fast-growing company. Extensive training will also be provided, to help you settle in quickly.

Working hours

8am – 4.30pm Monday – Friday

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to Alicia Threlfall – alicia.threlfall@coolkit.co.uk

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