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Production Planner / Administrator


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Date Posted:

8th March 2019




Purchasing and Supply Chain

Job Type:




At Prodrive we like to challenge convention; we know what it takes to win. Prodrive is best known as a motorsport business with a pedigree of world championship winning teams stretching over 30 years.  Prodrive has now grown into a larger technology and innovation organisation and comprises of 5 distinct and autonomous companies.

We are looking for a Production Planner who has a passion for Motorsports to join us in Banbury. We need someone to assist our Planning Manager with all forecasting activities associated with customers and products. This will involve creating and maintaining forecast models for customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, and other sources.

Your will be responsible for;

  • Create statistical forecasts: this will involve Gathering, analyse and validate data, reviewing resulting statistical forecast model, applying error analysis techniques to improve forecasting and to Summarize/aggregate statistical forecasts
  • Review sales plans, customer finance Budget Updates or Latest Estimates and demand drivers and to present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from sales, and finance the role will also involve making recommend adjustments for operational forecasts and to review promotional plans with sales
  • Maintain demand planning system and software this will involve the entering and modification of data to ensure the correctness of product hierarchy, monitor trends in forecast error and Identify relevant market-related data and competitive intelligence

Personal Specification

  • We need someone who is highly computer literate; who ideally has previous experience in a similar role within an engineering or motorsport-based company, although that is not essential, as full training will be provided.
  • The world of Motorsports is ever changing so we need someone who is flexible, reliable, hardworking and has a real passion for what they do!
  • What we can offer you!
  • A competitive salary, an exciting working environment, 25 days holiday with an opportunity to purchase extra, life assurance, free fitness assessments and advice from our ‘Fit 4 Life team’, opportunity to join a group personal pension, childcare vouchers and company discounts eg motorsport merchandise… and much more

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