Production Planner

Birmingham - Calthorpe Road

Production Planner 


Would you like to be part of an organisation which is committed to improving patient lives worldwide through education, collaboration and innovation? 


Do you want to make a difference? 


If the answer is ‘yes’ then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for! 

The Purpose 

As a Production Planner you will be operationally responsible for the creation, review and maintenance of production requirements and predetermined inventory policy parameters.

In going liaison with relevant production departments to agree, monitor and amend, where required, plans.

Cascade of planning information to demand planner to enable continual improvement and ongoing higher-level review.


Role Responsibility 

  • Responsible for maintaining an achievable production plan across the manufacturing departments 
  • Understand the Demand Planning process. Recognize how and why top-level demand is planned. Be able to interpret the subsequent generated supply and demand requirements and be able to analyse and challenge the data accordingly 
  • Create, plan and schedule shop order recommendations and exceptions in line with material and capacity constraints 
  • Meet with Production Departments to analyse Actual v Demonstrated capacity performance for the previous period and identify what Shop orders are to be released for the next period 
  • Investigate and amend Shop Orders 
  • Escalate any contentious issues to the Senior Production Planner / Production.  
  • Responsible for maintaining an achievable production plan across the manufacturing departments. 

Experience required: -  

  • GCSE English & Maths
    • Previous Planning experience with ERP systems
    • Experience within the Manufacturing industry 
    • Experience with measuring adherence/conformance to Plan (CTP) 
    • Excellent IT skills, including Excel, Word & Power Point 


Working for us: 


Founded in 1986 by a group of former researchers based at the University of Birmingham, Binding Site is today recognised as a market leader in the development of products for the investigation of a range of disorders involving immunodeficiency. 

The Company is built on the success of its people and values them as its key asset. Integral to Binding Site is creating a diverse and inclusive culture which welcomes and creates diversity of thought, action, and innovation where all 1,200 colleagues can truly thrive. Support and continuous education is reinforced through partnerships with organisations such as Stonewall.  

With a strong focus on building a sustainable future for its workforce and local communities, Binding Site has high aspirations for continuous improvement and ensuring their people contribute to their future vision. In addition, Binding Site has recently been recognised at the 2021 Birmingham Post Business Awards, winning both “Company of the Year” and “International Trade and Export” Awards.  

Working at Binding Site means being part of a global, award-winning community that delivers innovative solutions with shared ideas and a collective dedication to improving patient lives, worldwide. 


Location: Birmingham 

Hours: 40 hrs 


  • Competitive Salary 
  • Contributory Pension 6%
  • Life Assurance 
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays. 
  • Medicash Health Benefit