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Production Planner

Competitive Salary
Thurmaston ,

Cooke Optics Ltd are the premium lens manufacturer in the cinematography industry. They are highly profitable with a strong growth record and a high order book. The implementation of a new ERP system and an overall increase in workload means that we are in need of a planner.

Responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with the Regional Sales Managers, Chief Operating Office and Production Supervisors to produce short and medium term production plans to maximise output.
  • Use a combination of forecasts and customer orders to fill the planning horizon and aid purchasing.
  • Balancing the requirements of the Regional Sales Managers to ensure each region receives an equitable share of the available product.

Essential qualities:

  • Ability to work and adapt in a friendly team environment
  • Previous experience of Production Planning using an MRP / ERP system in a low volume, high value environment is essential. 
  • Knowledge of Syspro is an advantage but not a pre-requisite.
  • Good attention to detail.

The hours of work are Monday to Friday 37 hours a week.


  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Company pension contributions of up to 8%.
  • Attendance bonus.

In return for the above the successful candidates will receive a competitive salary with full training and development prospects. Following the training the applicant will be expected to work with minimum supervision, therefore must be self-motivated with a mature and responsible outlook.

Please apply online.