Production Planner - Food Manufacturing

Up to £30k
13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Kirsty Carter
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Planner - Food Manufacturing
East Midlands/Lincolnshire
Up to £30k
Monday - Friday Evenings

Our client supplies high profile retail customers with premium food products. Due to site growth a new role has arisen for a Production Planner to join their team.

Reporting to the Planning Manager you will have day to day responsibility for production planning, a growing area of the factory that manufactures multi-component products and a high number of sku`s across fast paced chilled production lines. You will be responsible for producing daily plans, schedules and forward forecasts whilst  ensuring customer service levels are met and exceeded and also play a key role in continuous improvement and waste reduction programmes on site.

You should have production planning experience gained within a food manufacturing environment and be able to show how you have improved processes and delivery in your current role. Previous experience of using an MRP system would be advantageous and you must have a good working knowledge of Excel.

Excellent influencing skills are a must as is the ability to build excellent relationships with production is essential. Career opportunities exist both on a site and group wide basis.
Silver Stone Search & Selection is an innovative and professional recruitment business which provides a tailored resourcing service. Operating primarily in Food, FMCG, Retail and Pharmaceutical sectors we recruit in commercial and operational disciplines.