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Apprentice Production Planner HUBER + SUHNER (UK) LIMITED

An exciting opportunity has risen for an Apprentice Production Planner where you will be trained and developed in many aspects. The role includes planning production, manufacturing, material supplies, supporting customers and more. This is an excellent chance for someone wishing to build their career in Manufacturing.

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Closing date: 17 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8:45am to 5:00pm Friday 8:45am to 4:15pm

    Total hours per week: 35.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

·         Review daily the MRP requirement and action to best meet the customer dates

·         Ensure MRP system contains accurate information at all times

·         Plan work orders effectively in accordance with known constraints

·         Review demand created by master schedules on a weekly basis

·         Obtain knowledge of current planning methods in all manufacturing areas.

·         Adjust Production Order allocations as necessary to drive correct component demand

·         Acknowledge sales orders for all manufactured parts within 72 hours.

·         Liaise with Production Manager to ensure accurate and up to date capacity information.

·         Maintain accurate data including maintenance of data

Undertake training on Planning of other areas of the business, to enable a wider skill base within the Production Planning team.
·         Communicate to Sales with regard to any problems that may arise in the process of open work orders.

·         Any other ad hoc duties as and when required

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Business Administrator (an industry recognised Qualification) delivered via monthly Tutor led workshops (live, virtual 3 – 5 hour sessions), self-led study (assignments, worksheets, projects) blended learning and development activities, ALL, within the workplace.

Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Hard working, Confident, English Literature, Time keeping


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Your application via The Government Apprenticeship website, is the 1st stage of CT Skills’ (Training Provider) Apprenticeship Application Process. If your application is shown as ‘successful’ this means that you have passed the first stage of our application process and will receive an email requesting your latest CV from a member of our recruitment team. You will need to check your emails and junk/spam folder for this. Once we have received your CV, you will be contacted by a member of our team to take your application further.

About the employer

We offer our customers around the globe outstanding products and services for their electrical and optical connectivity needs. We focus on the three main markets of industrial, communication and transportation which are addressed with applications from the three technologies radio frequency, fibre optics and low frequency. HUBER+SUHNER products deliver high performance, quality, reliability and a long service life – even under the toughest of conditions. A global production network, combined with subsidiaries and agencies in over 80 countries, puts HUBER+SUHNER close to its customers.




Unit M1-M3

Telford Road


OX26 4LA

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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