Technical Planner

Req ID:  62633

Newbury, Berkshire, GB, RG14 5TR

Date:  Jan 22, 2023

For over 140 years our products have helped ensure the safe, reliable operations of key industries. With a passion for precision and partnership, Celeros Flow Technology continues this heritage of high performance and dependability, providing mission critical, sustainable flow control solutions for our customers around the globe.



Celeros Flow Technology is looking for individuals with a voice and a vision. We embrace change, diversity and promote new ways of looking at old ideas. We seek talented professionals to join our world-class team of innovators in a global, collaborative & multi-cultural environment, where you will be challenged, supported, and inspired to be extraordinary.



Job Summary

Reporting to the Planning& Scheduling Manager, the Technical Planner is responsible for the effective Planning, Routing + Scheduling of Product assembly & Component production, in line with SAP MRP requirements. 



Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning, Routing and Scheduling of Assemblies + Manufactured components 
  • Creation of routings based on requirements of Sales Order + Material Masters - incl.  Drawing, specifications, heat treatments and engineering instructions.
  • Use SAP Planning software to Capacity Plan and Schedule manufacturing Work centres in line with MRP requirements to meet Customer + Production ‘on time delivery’ dates. 
  • Create and release production orders in line with MRP date requirements
  • Daily review of Production Order progress, proactively working to action exception messages and ensure complete on time confirmations
  • Working closely with production supervisors develop and communicate production plans that ensure customer commitments are recognised.
  • Manage Engineering Change Notifications as relevant to engineered products.
  • Manage NCR’s + MRB’s as relevant to engineered products.
  • Manage Rectification of non-conforming parts via rework orders, as relevant to engineered products.
  • Provide Progress reports to the Sales and Project Teams.
  • Monitor status of feeder materials - liaise with Buyer / expeditor where necessary
  • Attend and provide technical support during stocktaking.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A comprehensive understanding of MRP planning and scheduling, preferably using SAP software
  • A sound mechanical engineering background  - HNC or Higher preferred
  • Highly organised with excellent communication and time management skills.



Education and Experience

  • HNC or Higher in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a similar role.
  • Similar industry working environment is highly desirable





Adaptability:  Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

Communication:  Clearly and succinctly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups in a variety of situations; communicating in a focused and compelling way that drives others’ thoughts and actions.  Engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

Continuous Improvement:  Originating action to improve existing conditions and processes; identifying improvement opportunities; generating ideas and implementing solutions.

Continuous Learning:  Actively identifying new ideas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

Contributing to Team Success:  Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.

Initiating Action:  Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.

Managing Work:  Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completely efficiently.

Work Standards:  Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




All Celeros divisions are committed to the effective use of the Celeros Values.  It is important that all employees understand and utilize these values when performing the duties of his/her position.




Quality encompasses all aspects of Celeros’ business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system.  All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and through designed channels, initiate and recommend solutions.



CELEROS Flow Technology is an equal opportunity employer.