Do you love having the responsibility of ensuring that the factory never runs out of ingredients on your watch? Then this could be one for you..
If you think about it, we all have a little bit of the Planner in us. At least, if we want our lives to run smoothly that is! Admittedly some are better at anticipating demands and reacting to problems so your lives tend to run a lot smoother than the majority of us. And if you are one of those super organised individuals then read on!
Obviously to be considered for this role, we would be looking for something more than never running out of milk at home, however, if you do take that to a higher level, and are following a career in food manufacturing, then you are the sort of Planner we are looking for.
Working in a fast-paced environment where the need for immediate reactive (and ideally proactive) behaviour is vital will be part of this ideal person's skill set. You will have worked for one or more food manufacturers where the needs of the customer are always adhered to.
You know that a lot of this role is down to future planning, however there will always be incidents where the orders change at the last minute or a supplier lets you down and you have to respond immediately with alternative solutions.
If your reaction would be to hide under the desk and hope someone else will sort it for you then sadly this line of work is not for you. However, if you are the one to brace your shoulders, put your thinking cap on and use all your resources and contacts to pull in favours and come up with lateral answers then you are very definitely someone that we would love to talk to.
Planning is without a doubt a challenging role, but there are great highs when you save the day - and you love that buzz. So, if it is time for you to try an alternative environment and new problems to solve and sites to organise then send in your CV today.
REF. LMW894012 By Focus Management
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