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Production Planner

Production Planner

Inspire Resourcing have an opportunity available for a Production Planner. This role is due to continued growth and requires someone to understand engineering process/manufacturing.

  • Understand production capacity
  • Agree orders lead-times with the sales team
  • Produce daily/weekly / Monthly master production schedule for the Operations Team
  • Monitor delivery to customer lead times and maximise production capacity in the most efficient way
  • Liaise with Sales / Operations daily
  • Communicate with sales and production teams to produce production plans and manage adherence to these, advising senior management of any deviations
  • Highlight production plan deviations to understand root causes and implement improvements or corrective actions
  • Monitor and validate production routings and standard process times to calculate true production capacity
  • Collate and input production data into MRP system ensuring data accuracy and integrity
  • Positively challenge assumptions about production capability using data
  • Working with forecasted demand anticipate and communicate possible future bottlenecks
  • Understand machine reliability and off-line maintenance and its possible impact on future capacity
  • Identify areas of agility in the plan to address any ‘specials’ or re-work requirements and communicate to the sales and customer teams
  • Research and explore MRP full functionality, introducing modules/unused functions to the business which are appropriate for effective planning in the company environment
  • Develop an understanding of production routes and processes across the product mix to increase ability to plan effectively
  • Run production meetings to present information and data on plan adherence and any changes to the plan, ensuring that Production Manager / Supervisors fully understand the expectation
  Essential Experience
  • Previous experience in a Production planning role in a high mix, multi process, medium volume manufacturing/engineering environment
  • Deep understanding and use of a range of MRP systems
  • Data capture, interrogation and analysis in a complex production environment
  • Experience of challenging and questioning experienced production team
  • Making decisions using data
  • Excellent IT skills and experience, especially Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication, able to present to board and convey production plans to production teams
  • Strength of character and confident in decision making
  • Emotionally intelligent
  • Analytical mindset able to spot trends in large volumes of data
  • Able to embrace and encourage change
  • Positive outlook
Salary 30-35K Excellent Holidays and Pension Scheme <

Machine Operator

Machine Operator

Inspire Resourcing are recruiting for a Machine Operator to work for a well known and highly reputable company within the Dronfield area.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled and experienced Machine Operator who wants to take the next step in their career or anybody who is looking to become a Machine Operator.

Duties will include:
  • Operating press machinery
  • Loading and unloading products onto machines
  • Quality inspection of products before process
  • Handling and stock count of raw materials
  • Maintaining accurate production records
  • Monitoring and disposing of scrap material
  • General housekeeping
  • Adhering to all health and safety on site

To apply for the role of Machine Operator you will ideally:
  • Have experience within manufacturing
  • Be reliable and hard working
  • Be able to work 12 hour shifts

Pay rate: £9.00 per hour, increasing after the initial 12 weeks.

If you are interested in this role or any other role at Inspire Resourcing, please contact us and we will find a role suitable for you!

Manufacturing Team Leader

Manufacturing Team Leader


Salary: £10.50 per hour


Permanent After’s: 14.00pm till 22.00pm

We are currently looking for two ambitious and motivated individuals to join a global packaging, manufacturing and distribution company based in Chesterfield as Team Leaders.

  Main Activities/Responsibilities of a Team Leader:

  • Supervise and be responsible for all functions, activities and personnel in allocated Teams and Units. Recognise and apply priorities in line with those planned and established with the Manufacturing Manager.
  • To assist in the planning of production requirements from appropriate moulding machine and ancillary equipment, ensuring relevant materials are available.
  • To communicate production needs to Team members allocating resource as necessary to achieve effective utilisation of the Team and equipment.
  • To plan with the Manufacturing Manager, break, holiday, and absence cover enabling optimum performance to meet Company and Customer requirements.
  • To liaise with the Manufacturing Manager on optimum labour requirements within the Team for present and future production requirements.
  • To organise services of Tool Room, Maintenance or support personnel notifying of the need for repairs and ongoing requirements.
  • To ensure Team members apply the specified operating procedures for all manufactured product in the area.
  • To assist in providing individual job training, and coaching, to new recruits to the Team and existing Team members, monitor their progress toward achieving acceptable levels of quality and performance.
  • To constantly monitor people and equipment ensuring compliance on Health and Safety Issues.
For the Team Leader Position, ideally you will have:

  • Approximately 1-3 years relevant experience
  • Truck training as applicable: FLT Licence (Counterbalance); Warehouse experience; Banksman Training
  • Background within medium/high volume manufacturing and warehousing/engineering environment
  • Proven experience of working within a challenging warehouse environment and of leading a team.
  • Highly experienced in working under own initiative, demonstrating an ability to set & meet personal targets, combined with the flexibility to adjust to workload priorities to take account of new deadlines.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills and a commitment to customer service.
  • Good written and numerical skills; IT knowledge, including e-mail, Word, Excel.
  • A flexible, forward-thinking approach to work, along with the ability to work as part of a team.

General Operative

General Operative

Inspire Resourcing are thrilled to be recruiting an experienced General Operative for a local Company based in Holmewood.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with previous experience as a General Operative with the potential for a permanent contract.

General Operative Duties include:
  • loading and unloading machines
  • hand balling 
  • general factory duties
  • manual handling
Candidates must be able to work 12 hour shifts and be available for a 6am start. 

To apply for our General Operative vacancy please call 01246 208301 or send your CV by e-mail.

Hourly rate £8.72ph

Production Operative

Production Operative

  Inspire Resourcing are recruiting production operatives on a temp to perm basis for our well establish manufacturing client. This is an excellent opportunity for those with production experience who are available immediately and looking for a permanent job.

  Duties to include:  
  • Run the machine, ensuring that it’s set up correctly for the job
  • Ensure maximum output for the machine
  • Ensure quality procedures are in place and the end product meets requirements
  • Packing products
  • Update production records
  • Follow H&S instructions
  • Manual handling
  To apply for this role you need:  
  • Previous factory/machining/production experience
  • A good work attitude
  • To be a team player
  £8.85 an hour, rising after the initial 12 weeks   Shifts are rotating morning and afters, 6am – 2pm and 2pm – 10pm