Production Planner - Exciting Business

England, Oxfordshire
£25000 - £30000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Omar ElKashoty
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Production Planner
Location: Oxfordshire
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 + Excellent benefits

A fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK's biggest and most popular household brands has become available within their exciting planning team at their Oxfordshire facility.
Our Client is a market leader and one of the largest fresh food manufacturing names in the Country. Their aim is simple, to be the best and to continue to bring the best in quality and innovation to all of their customers.
The role of Production Planner is key in delivering their objectives and will offer excellent opportunity to the right candidate.

As Production Planner / Production Scheduler you will be tasked with ensuring that all aspects of supply chain planning and scheduling are managed so that production can deliver the required product in time to meet requirements. In particular this addresses stock management, planning and processing of packaging stock and finished product, New Product Introduction and factory trials. Working as part of a team of 2 you will be expected to be able to cover both roles.
Responsibilities for the role include:
*To plan and communicate to Production departments on a weekly basis through the weekly brief plan expectations and information of interest from the supply chain function.
*To manage the forecast received at the site and facilitate its conversion into a Daily & Weekly Plan, taking into consideration Cycle and Dwell times in order to optimize stock holding and production lines.
*To generate and analyse weekly and monthly key performance indicators for all aspects of the Nuneaton supply chain function identifying key trends and issues
*To contribute significantly to the achievement of 100% service level for the site whilst achieving a cost effective finished goods and material stock level.

The right candidate will be experienced in production planning and supply chain on a fast paced platform with FMCG products, preferably food or fresh produce products.

You will need to be advanced in excel, understand MRP and SAP systems and be highly computer literate.

If you feel that this role is what you are looking for, please call Omar @ Zest on 01780 483 999 or apply online, or email