Who is our client?
Our client, a highly respected name in the print and packaging sector, supply various luxury brands with printed carton board packaging and commercial print. Established for over 60 years, this print and packaging business has constantly reinvested and kept up to date with the ever changing market to ensure they remain market leaders.
Our client is now looking to take on a print production planner to manage their busy manufacturing facility based in West Yorkshire. This role will involve planning both short and long term production schedules liaising with client services, sales and production.
The role requirements
You will be required to plan and forecast production schedules.
You will utilise the client’s MIS to ensure smooth running of the production facility.
You will liaise with all internal departments including sales, client services, repro, procurement and production.
You will be instrumental in implementing lean processes.
You will record and be responsible for internal CRM entries and project pipeline management.
What sort of people are we looking for?
You must have 3+ years production planning experience in a print and manufacturing environment ideally managing packaging.
You must have a well-rounded knowledge of various printing processes and be technically minded.
Knowledge of Thartstern MIS would be a distinct advantage.
You must be a good communicator, with the ability to work with, inspire and lead a range of different people within the client organisation.
You will be IT literate and be able to learn new systems.