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Planning Administrator

  • Salary: Up to £26100 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Warminster, Wiltshire
  • Sector: Electronics / HW Design
  • Date posted: 09/04/2018
  • Job reference: J379930A

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Job Title: Planning Administrator

£26,100 + Flexi time + Benefits package

Have you ever wondered what it takes to support our armed forces?

My Client is a FTSE-100 Defence & Engineering company and is currently recruiting within their land division based in Warminster and are interested in hearing from candidates with planning experience.

You will be responsible for the planning administration tasks to produce production plans for sites. Responding to Sales Orders created, the Central Planner role schedules work requests into the ERP system production plan.


  • Build close working relationships with Operational support functions (e.g. Sales Order Creation, Planning SMEs, JAMES Administration, Customer Services, the Hub) to deliver a joined up service
  • Knowledge of how to use IT systems - e.g. ERP system, SharePoint
  • Ensure all tasks are accurately planned using the ERP system
  • Ensure all electronic job pack documentation for processes conducted is completed and uploaded to SharePoint
  • Respond to new demands promptly and efficiently, creating plans for production from customer demands
  • Flex and prioritise work tasks in the plan to minimise the probability of Key Performance Indicator (KPI) failures
  • Identify capability and capacity issues associated with plans and liaise with all key stakeholders

Skills & Behaviours

  • Competent PC user (MS Office, MS Outlook, SharePoint, ERP system)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to make rational decisions based on information available
  • Ability to make prioritisation decisions with limited resources
  • Ability to react to changing demands
  • Ability to communicate with team members and collaborate with other supporting functions
  • In depth knowledge of capacity planning including resource and capability restraints
  • Understanding on Sales and Operational Planning (S&OP) principles

What we can offer you

  • Pension scheme with up to 8% employer contributions (variable)
  • Life assurance
  • Share ownership scheme
  • Professional subscription support
  • Occupational Health services
  • Career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our award winning Investors in People Gold award Learning & Development teams.

Successful applicants will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a market-leading organisation in an interesting workshop. For more information or to make an application please apply to this ad.

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