Production Planner


Worcester, Worcester, United Kingdom

Motivated to grow with a stable organization? SPX Cooling Technologies is a leading global manufacturer of sustainable evaporative cooling systems, servicing commercial HVAC and industrial markets for nearly a century. Hospitals, data centers, oil and gas refineries, power plants and process cooling facilities worldwide rely on SPX Cooling’s Marley, Recold and SGS brands. Beginning as the Marley Company nearly 100 years ago, it was the first cooling tower manufacturer to pioneer cooling solutions for large industrial applications. Since then, we have evolved to provide innovative solutions for iconic buildings and essential infrastructure.


SPX Cooling and its brands are active in more than 80 countries and is rapidly growing organically and through acquisitions, as part of SPX Corporation (SPXC).

With its people-centric culture, SPX prides itself on attracting top talent to the industry. Apply to work for an excellent team and help us keep the world cool!


Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of cooling towers, evaporative fluid coolers, evaporative condensers and air cooled heat exchangers providing full-service cooling solutions and support to customers in the power generation, petrochemical, industrial, refrigeration, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) markets for more than 100 years. SPX Cooling Technologies and its Marley and Recold product brands are part of SPX Corporation.


Job Summary 

SPX Cooling are looking to recruit a production planner on a permanent basis the role. This role is based in our UK division, which is near J6 of the M5 Worcester which is the operations and manufacturing centre for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).


The primary purpose of this position is to release manufacturing orders necessary to meet MRP objectives.


Main Duties of the Production Planner:


Analyse and open work orders from MRP system reports and sales order demand and open emergency orders as required

  • Meet with operations and sales team
  • Regular monitoring of planned orders and timely closing of lower level completed production orders, and end- product production orders in conjunction with regular Production Meetings
  • Maintains valid part routings and Material Master MRP data. Monitor and ensure lead-time offsets are correctly assigned in Material Master
  • Monitor, create/control routings as and when required
  • Coordinates implementation of ECOs (Engineering Change Orders). Re-attach BoMs and create Production Orders as required
  • Work with Project Manager and Sales to ensure proper shipping documentation has been generated per the customer specification and Letter of Credit (where appropriate)
  • Arrange transport for contracts/parts as required
  • Arrange packing and crating of items for dispatch including packing lists
  • Client/freight forwarder liaison for packing and shipping of Export Contracts
  • Proper review and close of production orders
  • Use Winshuttle to open/close JIT production orders / new routings
  • Processing of production orders for spares and aftermarket requirements


You should match the following criteria:


  • Experience in planning, scheduling and/or purchasing
  • Experience with MRP systems. Ability to read BOMs and drawings
  • Experience with shipping, logistics and documentation is preferred




Thank you for your interest in our company.


SPX Corporation is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.


At SPX Corporation, what’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. SPX Corporation’s benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

At SPX, our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.