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Production Planner

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: 33.14 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace, Other
  • Contact: Aerospace and Defence team
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +44 616 962 6111
  • Expiry Date: 31 December 2022
  • Job Ref: 72278

​The Role

Within the role of Production Planner, you’ll be responsible for:

Interpreting customer requirements.

Identifying the materials, services and sub-contracts required in support of projects.

Carrying out all pre-production checks to ensure that the tasks can be moved through the Ways of Working process.

Calculating the hours effort for each trade required using production process standards, parametric estimating methods and own knowledge.

In addition, you’ll help maintain cost estimating and standard job libraries by creating and enhancing standard task lists.


To succeed within the role of Production Planner, you’ll have experience in a similar position, and you’ll ideally have the following skills:

A comprehensive understanding and knowledge of ship repair production processes, methods and safe practices.

Refit/installation/repair experience in a shipyard environment.

PC literate and competent with Microsoft Excel/Access and the ability to use an ERP system.

In addition, any awareness of general H&S/Environmental regulations and safe working practices or advanced knowledge of production processes and safety within a ship repair environment will be helpful.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

Work on complex, cutting-edge projects

Achieve a work/life balance

Work on long term contracts

Develop your skills at a prestigious company

Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we’d love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Production Planner, please send your CV to the Aerospace and Defence team via the ‘apply now’ button.

***[PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!]***