Junior Production Planner

Job location:
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Created moment:
May 24, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07304

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Junior Production Planner

Job Summary

Junior Production Planner

Location: Par Drying and Milling Centre Office, Par Harbour, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2BP

Salary: £24,305

Hours of work: 37.5 hours a week, working Monday to Friday 8pm – 4pm

The Junior Production Planner role is a development role towards the role of Production Planner. The development phase will be no less than 2 years - progress will be monitored throughout.

The Junior Production Planner would be expected to gain all necessary knowledge of the sites they support and this would require regular site visits together with visits to touchpoint departments (Logistics etc).

Duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Consolidate and monitor demand for secondary operation plants as directed

  • Check demand level vs capacity for these sites using SAP (ERP System) data together with other market information.

  • Using SAP to prepare a daily production plan by material for a rolling 4-6 week period depending on the plant

  • Coordinate with the logistics team on planned inventory availability.

  • Assist in ensuring that stock targets are achieved

  • Where necessary coordinate with product management on production priorities where a conflict or shortage exists

  • Where appropriate liaise with external suppliers for purchased minerals to agree on demand/check their capacity

  • Extending the functionality of SAP to encompass Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) and other related SAP functions

  • Other tasks as directed by the Supply Chain Manager

  • The role also encompasses an element of project management

  • Maintaining spreadsheet data which is live data and visible to others

What’s in it for you?

  • The health and safety of our colleagues is at the forefront of everything we do

  • Base salary

  • Shift allowance

  • Pension scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays

  • An excellent reward hub giving you savings and discounts on everyday purchases.

  • We are a friendly and close-knit team.

  • You will get the opportunity to develop new skills and use a diverse range of equipment.

In return we ask for the below:

  • Previous experience in scheduling and planning 

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • IT Skills - Good understanding of Excel / Google

  • Good communication skills.

  • Driving Licence - will need to travel to the Production Plants 

About Us

Imerys is the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide we are leaders in 80% of our markets. Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to a diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods.

Imerys is a successful business which provides its employees with a positive working environment and a range of workplace benefits and support including canteen areas, secure lockers and weekly workwear laundry service . Our workplaces are diverse and inclusive and we foster a collaborative work culture which helps us continually drive innovation in our fields.


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Position Type

Full time



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