Production Planner

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Production Planner

  • Post Date:11th April 2024
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Job Description

About the job

As a Production Planner (Undergraduate Placement Scheme), you will interpret demand/forecasts into an operational production plan and support the execution of the plan to achieve top levels of service, timely delivery and customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and issue production schedules using Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and supporting systems to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts of customer orders in conjunction with manufacturing lead times.
  • Alter schedules to meet unforeseen conditions through an agreed process.
  • Identify and work with Production to minimise constraints with the support of the Planning Manager.
  • Maintain short and long term demands to maintain level workloads within production where possible in line with agreed PSO rates.
  • Coordinate priorities between multiple departments.
  • Update key performance indicators where required.
  • Attend daily meetings to discuss issues which may affect schedule and work with relevant departments to resolve any issues.
  • Identify and assign turnover at every opportunity
  • Run line availability and update daily.
  • Investigate, with root cause analysis, material shortages and late customer orders.


  • Studying for an undergraduate degree in a related field (Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Business Management with Logistics etc. (Crucial))!
  • Ability to identify, prioritise and work to strict timescales.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High levels of digital literacy (Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.).

PPG pay ranges and benefits can vary by location which allows us to compensate employees competitively in different geographic markets. PPG considers several factors in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, qualifications and education, licensure and certifications, and other organizational needs. Other incentives may apply.

Our employee benefits programs are designed to support the health and well-being of our employees. Any insurance coverages and benefits will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans and associated governing plan documents.

About Us

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday – everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every Single Day At PPG

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are “One PPG” to the world.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We make it happen.

We run it like we own it.

We do better today than yesterday – everyday.

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email [email protected].

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Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.