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Trainee Assistant Production Planner

P+S Personnel

, NR30 1HZ

Job Description

P+S Personnel are pleased to be working on behalf of our client, who is currently seeking an Assistant Production Planner to join their team based in Norwich on a full-time permanent basis.

This role would be a great opportunity for someone who is a college leaver.

Role Summary:
• To assist with the production planning and material control functions, and to complete an administrative role for the company’s operations, keeping in line with the master production schedule.
• To maintain the company’s production database.
• To support all departments and staff as and where required.

Main Responsibilities:
• Ensure shop requisition/ shop order material availability checks and shortage notifications have been run.
• Data to be exported from the company IFS production database and manipulated within Excel.
• Issue to the relevant departments when required.
• Progress chases on all live shop orders.
• Report any shortages to the relevant department so that required action can be taken.
• Ensure production planning information for the company’s operations is produced on time, and all relevant documents issued in line with the master production schedule.

This includes:
 Shop order bar coded paperwork.
 Shop order pick list.
 Drawings.
 Any additional paperwork required for a job package.

Person Specification:
• A general understanding of manufacturing processes would be beneficial for this role, although opportunities to see and understand both the build and products will be given where and whenever possible.
• Experience with Excel will be required.
• A great work ethic and willing to learn.

If this is a role you are interested in, please apply online ensuring your CV is up to date.

Alternatively, please email your CV directly to:


Open for discussion


Full time
Monday - Friday


Mon-Thurs - 8.15-5pm
Friday - 8.15-12.45pm

How to apply

Please send your CV to: