Production Planner / Scheduler, Full Time

Production Planner / Scheduler

Due to continued expansion, my client have the following opportunity to become part of their production team, a role which will offer a challenging but rewarding career in the manufacture of innovative and bespoke equipment in waste recycling and winter maintenance.

About the job:

The Production Planner / Scheduler will work with a team of experienced Design Engineers and production team dedicated to the delivery of innovative and effective equipment and systems.

Your Job Purpose

Working for the Romaquip team as a Production Planner / Scheduler you will be involved in process improvement and cost reductions projects through productivity improvement and machine time reductions.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Collection and analysis of data to improve efficiency
  • Schedule the work for the floor, including welders, pressbrakes, lasers and turning centre


  • Schedule the production plan and build slots, liaising with senior staff
  • Creation of efficient work flow plan
  • Ensure information is delivered within planned schedules.
  • Ensure documentation standards meet the company’s requirements.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements
  • Participates in the use of lean and Continuous Improvement tools in equipment designs and engineering systems.


  • Responsible for providing manufacturing engineering services to support process improvement projects and new product introductions. 
  • Engineering services include process development, new product introductions and cost reduction
  • Sorting through options and choosing the most appropriate processes and work flow methods.
  • Testing and proving out production methods which meet performance and quality requirements.
  • Conducting feasibility studies to estimate product cost and analyze capital equipment, capacity, and capability requirements affecting the make versus buy decision.
  • Writes instruction sheets for machine operators, Also assist in the training of production operators on the use of equipment.
  • Negotiating target completion dates with appropriate personnel from other departments.
  • Developing project plans and schedules for work activities.


  • Sc. in Mechanical, Industrial Engineering, or other Engineering Science
  • Skilled and knowledgeable in manufacturing and new product processing.
  • Statistical Process Control skills; Demonstrates good problem solving skills through the use of quality and statistical tools.
  • Demonstrates good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Project;


  • Experience working in engineering / production environment
  • Ability to handle project assignments of large scope and complexity and able to prioritize and complete work in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge of CNC milling programming and process development, Computer Aided Design Systems, work systems, scheduling of work and MRP/ERP systems
  • Ability to balance manufacturing, and design requirements to meet customer requirements
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