Senior Planner

Newark, Nottinghamshire
01 May 2018
22 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Planner    

Location Newark - Nottinghamshire

Contract Type Permanent - Full Time    

Job Description

Bakkavor Desserts Newark is looking to recruit a Senior Planner to support the Planning Manager to deliver business plan & Supply Chain Strategy. Promote consistent working across planning teams. Develop & embed planning rules with operations team. You will work very closely with operations team as a cross functional unit.
Your responsibilities

  • Establish best practices across teams/ shifts
  • Ensure realistic, achievable, accurate information is supplied to operations in a timely way
  • Keep planning manual & training matrix updated with all current processes & procedures
  • Control WIP & FG stocks to minimise OOD material
  • Support the PM in delivery of department & site strategy
  • Establish meeting schedule to keep ops & planning up to date with daily current reality. React to situation, elevate as necessary
  • Cultivate customers contact at appropriate level to foster good working relationships with customer supply teams
  • Report & analyse KPIs, discuss with team & create improvement strategy
  • Manage planning team


You will ideally:

  • Be working for a chilled food manufacturer
  • Have excellent computer skills
  • Have supervisory experience
  • Be able to drive change and work under your own initiative.

You may currently be working in a Production role looking to progress into Planning or you will currently be working in a Planning role looking to continue your development.
In return you will receive a Competitive salary plus pension, healthcare and bonus plus continued development.

This is a 4 on 4 off shift 6am – 6pm

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