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Planning Department Administrator

  • Location: Blaby
  • Salary: Up to £23000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

Planning Department Administrator

Location: Leicester

Metalis are currently working with a fast paced and dynamic organisation who supply POS/POP within the display industry. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Office Administrator to work within their planning department.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update the planning board with all "live jobs" and projects for visibility.
  • Prepare production packs for meetings, ensuring all relevant documents are printed and organized.
  • Place tickets on the board and create folders for each project.
  • Coordinate with production departments and create spreadsheets for job planning.
  • Chase layups and provide necessary information to purchasing and other relevant departments.
  • Coordinate with the warehouse to ensure timely availability of materials.
  • Manage recycled HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene) for distribution to the front end and relevant departments.
  • Provide updated retractors list to the purchasing department.
  • Follow up on first offs, obtain sign-offs, complete packaging requirements, and coordinate transportation needs.
  • Ensure timely availability of box labels, instruction sheets, and document packs.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is desirable.
  • Strong attention to detail and administrative skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work collaboratively with other departments.
  • Organized approach to daily tasks and effective time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and confidently interact with individuals of varying personalities.
  • Willingness to carry out additional duties as required.

Job Type: Permanent, Days

Salary: £23,000 pa

Hours: 7.30am-4.30pm Mon to Thurs, 7.30am - 4pm Friday (39 hours)