Planner (Maternity Cover)


Rugby, ENG, GB, CV21 1RN

Job ID:  56441
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Admin & General Services



Job Title

S, P & D Production Planner

Direct report to

Supply, Purchasing & Deliveries Manager



Rugby Supply, Purchasing and Deliveries

Functional Report to

Supply, Purchasing & Deliveries Manager



Rugby Plant

Number of direct subordinates



Working pattern and hours

Monday and Fridays 08:00am - 15:30pm

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 08:00am - 16:00pm


Position within Site or Function




Main Purpose of the Position


Prepares, optimises and facilitates a production plan which meets the needs of the Swiss Principal. Optimises the effective utilisation of the manufacturing facility. Daily update of all relevant production and Logistics reports. Departmental support when needed.  Plant responsible for Alu supply


Key Responsibilities:


  • Produces reports as required including, inventories and held raw materials.
  • Daily planning activities as preparing weekly production plan, coordinating the forecast input and initial sequencing.
  • Manage the production plan and arrange raw material supply for plan: projects / customer approvals / maintenance / trials etc.
  • Checks that all graphics requirements and production formats are approved and in place to meet the production plan for cans.
  • Establish an optimum production plan which meets the requirements of Ardagh Principal and optimises the effective running of the manufacturing operation.
  • In conjunction with Ardagh Principal adapt the production plan to accommodate extraordinary circumstances e.g. shutdowns, quality issues, down-time etc.
  • Proactively communicate planning problems to all relevant parties.
  • Using SAP to set up new labels and maintain master data.
  • Responsible for Alu coil data, booking onto SAP, calling into plant, weekly and month end counts.
  • Dealing with Logistics and Transport queries and solving queries.
  • Utilise the appropriate software systems necessary to carry out the key responsibilities of this role.
  • - Assisting the Stores function when required and other duties as needed.


Scope of Position

Budgets Responsible for


Contacts within Ardagh

S,P & D team, Rugby Plant,  UK LRD team (based in Chester), LRD teams around Europe

Contacts outside of the Company

Material Suppliers

Professional Requirements




English spoken

Computer Skills/literacy

Microsoft Packages, SAP


Experience in Planning, Administration

Company Values

Trust is earned by displaying personal attributes that show we are respectful, reliable, consistent and honest in our approach to others. It is built on mutual respect, personal integrity and transparency.

Teamwork is achieved with collaboration and open communication. Effective teamwork ensures we interact with colleagues in a mutually beneficial way and is important to building a strong business. Teams should be mindful of the impact their decisions have on other teams, and ultimately the business.

Excellence is constantly striving to improve ourselves and the business. It focuses on continuous improvement, innovation and sustainability

About Ardagh Metal Packaging


Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) is a leading supplier of sustainable and infinitely recyclable beverage cans to brand owners globally. A subsidiary of sustainable packaging business Ardagh Group, AMP is an industry player across Europe and the Americas with innovative production capabilities. AMP operates 24 production facilities in nine countries, employing more than 6,300 employees with sales of approximately $4.7 billion.


AMP is 75%-owned by Ardagh Group and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker AMBP.


About Ardagh Group


Ardagh Group operates 65 metal and glass production facilities in 16 countries, employing more than 21,000 people with sales of approximately $10 billion. Ardagh Group produces:


· many of the cans and bottles that contain your favourite beverages.

· packaging made from metal and glass – permanent materials that can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality.

· more than 160 million containers per day.