A key strength of our organisation is our people – and that’s where you can play a part.

We are always recruiting qualified and experienced people with the motivation and energy to make sure Eltherington remains the best at what we do. So, if you’re looking for a career in an organisation that values its people and are interested in office administration, manufacturing, finance, design or management, get in touch today.

Eltherington supports all its employees with ongoing training programmes. Throughout your career at Eltherington you will be challenged by the work we do and by the clients we serve. We are proud that a high number of our employees have been with us for over 30 years!

We currently have over 200 employees and are continuously expanding. Please get in touch if you are looking for a challenging, rewarding career.


Job TitleProduction Planner    

Reports To: Group Manufacturing Director

Job Purpose: To Create and Manage production programmes across the group to achieve realistic plans that meet customer expectations whilst optimising resource capability.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create and Maintain a Sage based planning system
  • Implement Sales and Operations planning process
  • Create Capacity profiling and Master Production Schedules
  • Produce weekly and daily shop floor schedules for each business unit
  • Provide support and guidance to teams on Shop Floor Data activities
  • Evaluating customer orders to create suitable production schedules.
  • Estimating the amount of equipment and labour required for production.
  • Promptly address and resolve production issues with the wider business team to minimise delays in production.
  • Coordinating production operations in accordance with material, labour, and equipment availability.
  • Recommending viable solutions to reduce production costs as well as improve production processes and product quality.
  • Compiling status and performance reports and submitting them to management in a timely manner.
  • Promptly informing the relevant departments of changes to current production schedules.
  • Work in line with and adopt the ethos of ‘The Eltherington Way’ principles
  • This job description is not exhaustive or exclusive and you are expected to undertake any task commensurate with your position

Job Skill/Knowledge Requirements

  • Engineering degree, supply chain management, business management, or related field is preferred.
  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) accreditation or other relevant certification is advantageous.
  • Proven experience working as a production planner.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Sound knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP) and manufacturing resource planning (MRPII) and related software.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills.


Resilient, positive and motivational leader.  Strong and calm under pressure. Ability to stand back and see the bigger picture. Be decisive, persuasive with the ability to plan, organise and negotiate.

The Eltherington Way


Relentlessly developing Different and Unique cladding & glazing solutions, delivered with Exceptional Customer Service.


To grow Eltherington revenue by 10% year on year, whilst achieving a 10% operating profit, via:

  1. Competitive advantage in all core systems & products.
  1. Exceptional Customer Service – Supplier of Choice
  1. We operate as One team
  1. We think Different – create Unique
  1. We develop and have Fun

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