Production Planner

South West England
up to £26,000
28 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Planner

Job ref: 60723 | up to £26,000 | South West

The company

This is a great opportunity to join a large chilled food group who supply own branded products into all the major retailers. A well recognisable product, the business is innovative and can offer a rewarding working environment plus progression within the company for the right candidate.

The job

As Production Planner, you will be accountable for driving the day to day plans and schedules focussing on labour profiling to optimise labour utilisation across lines. You will identify the most efficient way of planning without jeopardising service considering raw materials, manufacturing and packaging implications, ensuring all non-production activities including trials, hygiene and maintenance are scheduled daily/weekly, ensure that the plan is correct within the constraints agreed plus communicate order fluctuations and schedule changes in a timely fashion to the operations management team.

Your experience

To be considered for the Production Planner role, you will possess experience of working in a supply chain, planning or similar background within a manufacturing background (ideally food manufacturing / FMCG). You will possess a high standard of computer literacy (Excel, Word), the proven ability to work to tight deadlines and excellent communication skills at all levels.

More details

The Production Planner job is based in the South West region and is paying up to £26,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are a 2 weekly rotation of Wednesday to Saturday and Thursday to Saturday 5.30am – 5.30pm.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want be considered for the Production Planner job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job by emailing me, Victoria Holyoake, quoting job reference 60723.

What happens next

After applying for jobs, we will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

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