Planning admin

MultipanelUK is an established manufacturer of aluminium composite material our factory on the South Coast of England uses the most advanced manufacturing and logistics technology in the industry.

We are looking for a confident administrator to join our planning team at our site in Exeter. You will be supporting the Planning Manager with a range of different administration tasks, so attention to detail is key in this role. You will ideally be from a manufacturing background and will have worked in a similar role before - however we will also consider candidates coming from different backgrounds if they show valid transferable skills and experience.





Job type

Permanent – Full time – Hybrid option available

Working hours

40h per week Monday – Friday, 8.30 am – 5pm.

Description of the role

On a day-to-day basis

You will be dealing with short-term planning, which is the continual adjustment to the master production plan. The adjustments required are caused by several factors including, but not limited to production downtime, logistic delays of the raw material, and changes in customer demand. The main challenge of this role is understanding production capacity and optimising the raw material in stock, to satisfy as many order requests as possible from our Sales teams.

Main tasks:

  • Responsible for monitoring the Planning worksheet, reviewing capable to promise requests – raising new Works Orders or increasing existing plans
  • Liaising with Planning Manager, Sales and Fulfilment teams if any issues arise with production capacity and raw material availability to cover un-forecasted demand
  • Liaising with Stock Manager and Production admin in case new codes and bill of materials for new products are required
  • Liaising with Commercial team and Supply chain regarding new coil and film requisition raised, and improvements required to existing purchase orders
  • Reviewing weekly production capacity - monitor and amend production plan according to capacity availability

• Reviewing daily raw material delay report, to adjust the master production plan according to raw material availability

• Dealing with lead time enquiries/improvement requests

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will ideally have:

  • Experience in a previous support role
  • Good communication skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Strong team-working skills
  • IT / PC literate
  • Good administrative skills