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Date:  18-Feb-2021

Oxford, GB

Job Function:  Operations
Business Unit:  NanoScience

At Oxford Instruments, we enable the world’s leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyse and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level. Our customers use our NanoScience ultra-low temperature and high magnetic field environments to go beyond what was once thought possible, whether that’s creating Nobel Prize winning materials or developing quantum computers to solve the world’s most complex problems.




Planning is one of the most important aspects of our manufacturing process, it is one of the elements that drives our business forward.  We are looking to employ an additional Planner to help support this vital element. 


This is an exciting and varied role, working with ground-breaking products.  If you have previous experience as a Planner working within a busy manufacturing environment, then we would love to hear from you.



The opportunity


In this role you will oversee the planning of various projects in their entirety.  This includes maintaining the Master Production Schedule and Material Requirements Planning for projects, products and services, loading and managing resource capacity, routing work orders, working closely with the Manufacturing Team and recovering setbacks when required.


About You


For this role it is essential that you have previous work experience as a Planner within a manufacturing environment, where you will have gained a clear understanding of resource planning and managing workflow from one work centre to the next.  You must be able to work flexibly and adapt to changes in the project with ease.  Communication is key to this role, as well as being able to work well within a friendly and supportive team.




In addition to a competitive starting salary, Oxford Instruments offers flexible working hours and a half-day on Fridays, 25 days annual leave, private healthcare, a share incentive plan, a defined contribution Group Personal Pension Plan, and a flexible benefits package that you can tailor to your own requirements.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

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