Job Vacancy

Production Planner


£25k starting salary, negotiable based on the candidates experience.


Phoenox Textiles Ltd


Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm


Full Time, Permanent

Head Office, Spring Grove Mills, Clayton West, Huddersfield HD8 9HH

Job description:

Who are we?

Phoenox Textiles Ltd are a family-owned textile manufacturer based in
Clayton West, Huddersfield and we have been operating in this location since 1954. We have a wide
range of award-winning brands and distribute worldwide. Having started with just 10 members of
staff we now employ over 170 people and continue to innovate and expand in our sector.

About the role:

We are looking for a Production Planner to join our planning team. Your main objective will be
to support the Merchandising Manager and other members of the team.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Create, issue, communicate and control weekly production plans to ensure order fulfilment on-time-in-full delivery.
  • Monitor end to end production process and plans to ensure production meets OTIF and adjust the plan accordingly.
  • Maintain optimal inventory levels of raw materials, work-in-progress, and finished product as well as inventory management.
  • Engage collaboratively with the wider team.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate changes in plans to meet changing demands or resolve production issues.
  • Provide first line support for queries regarding finished product availability.
  • Utilise OrderWise (internal ERP system) to effectively plan and coordinate requirements, create and issue purchase orders and monitor the status to ensure on-time-in-full material delivery.
  • Carry out perpetual stock counts in collaboration with the wider team, deal with any discrepancies.
  • Maintain effective communication with cross functional departments, and the supply chain, including suppliers.

Qualifications and Experience:

  •  Educated to A Level or equivalent, a relevant degree is preferable.
  • Previous experience (2 years) in production planning and/or supply chain management.
  • Competent in using ERP systems, data analysis tools, and MS Office skills, especially Excel.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to foster collaboration.
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities, and meet tight deadlines.


  • Company pension
  • Company events
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • Transport links
  • 35 days holiday per annum, including Bank Holidays

We are looking for someone who wants to be part of a business that has great ambitions for the
future, you must be willing to learn, diligent, committed and want to succeed.

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