Tulip Ltd

Production Planning Assistant

Wednesbury, West Midlands
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Planning Assistant



We know about food!

Tulip Ltd is the UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality products. We provide consumers with a comprehensive range of products in four key mega-categories - fresh meat & sausage, bacon & gammon, cooked meat, and convenience & snacking. Our farm-to-fork operation is unique in the industry, while our strategic framework puts customers, product, efficiency and people at the heart of everything we do, all with a view to growing responsibly. As part of the Danish Crown Group, the largest pork provider in Europe and the biggest exporter of pork in the world, Tulip Ltd is well-placed to deliver its ambitious plans for sustainable growth. If you have an appetite for more, this could be the role for you.

We are currently seeking an Production Planning Assistant based at Wednesbury. Reporting to the Planning Manager the successful candidate will provide effective administration designed to support the planning function. The successful candidate will also :-

  • Co-ordinating chep pallets, producing POD reports, ordering and counting stock

  • Assist with all production planning on butchery, multivac and freemantel and monitoring production rates and providing forecasts

  • Updating customer orders and creating schedules

  • Producing business intelligence reports for orders vs despatch and ensuring the comet system is kept up to date

  • Planning all transport for deliveries to site

  • Contacting vendors and checking inventories that they hold at site

  • Assisting the Despatch Manager checking work papers to ensure that deliveries are on time and in full

  • Assists the Planning Manager to plans and prepare production

Candidates should possess :-

  • Knowledge of working in the food industry and working with like-minded individuals

  • High level of attention to detail to number analysis (customer focus)

  • High level of Excel experience, with working knowledge of E-mail, SAP, Word

As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognized industry standards. We care about people and offer an excellent package. If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you