Zest Recruitment

Production Planner

£20000 - £28000 per annum
18 Oct 2017
15 Nov 2017
Caroline Johnson
Contract Type
Full Time
Role - Production Planner
Salary - £20,000- £28,000
Location - Northamptonshire

Do you have a logical mind, experience in planning and eager to take on an exciting new challenge not like any other?

With their modern food manufacturing site in Northamptonshire, this exciting business has had a lot of success over many years in the industry and due to ongoing investment in both people and financially, they are having a great deal of success. This role is therefore an essential part of their challenge to stay on top of what they do, and with a truly diverse and dynamic team behind the business, they are now eager to bring in an experienced candidate like yourself to help keep things moving forward.

The Production Planner will:
*Create materials orders using the MRP system to replenish packaging stock for use in production
*Work with internal teams and external suppliers, to ensure that changes to packaging design is completed on time ready for use in the production process.
*Produce, update and maintain KPI's, including actual production vs. planned supplier performance against targets, on a daily basis.
*Work with production teams to establish best practice and maintain good relations
*Calculate raw materials quantities from production plans and place orders with suppliers.
The successful candidate will have experience in the food or drinks industry and in a relevant role such as a production planner, materials planner, materials controller or supply chain manager role.

If this planning opportunity is what you have been looking to step into, and you have a proven track record of successfully maintaining schedules and lowering stock write-off's within the food manufacturing environment- do not hesitate to apply for this opportunity with this exciting business in the area.

To apply for the role please click apply or alternatively contact Caroline at Zest on 0117 3252 999 or get in contact via email at cj@zestfoodjobs.co.uk

Zest are specialist recruiters within the food and drink manufacturing industry and Caroline Johnson looks after roles within Operations, NPD, Supply Chain and Production such as Production Managers, Production Planners or Operations Managers.

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