Production Planner (Monday to Friday 6am-2pm)

£21000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
19 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Helen Darnell
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading food manufacturer in the Lincolnshire area is currently seeking a Production Planner to join their team on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Planning Manager, the role of the Planner is to plan production for the factory to ensure deliveries to customers are met on time, in full, whilst monitoring factory efficiency and minimising disposal costs.

The successful Production Planner will have previous experience of working with the supply chain function for a food manufacturing company. The Planner role requires excellent analytical thinking, strong Excel and systems experience and good communication skills.

Production Planner Key Responsibilities:
Plan production to ensure customer service level targets are met.
Plan, manage and reconcile finished goods stocks to optimum levels in terms of cost, risk and customer service.
Review customer and promotional activity plans and update planning systems.
Build / maintain relationships both internally & externally with stakeholders/customers.
Maintain and update planning systems to optimise performance.
Effectively communicate planning requirements to production departments.
Ensure that day-to-day planning reports/material forecasts/schedules are issued to appropriate areas.
Communicate all shorts to the relevant customer contacts and Commercial Manager as soon as they are known.

Please note a flexible approach to the role and hours will be required due to weekend work every 3 or 4 weeks.

Application via CV.

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