Production Planner (FMCG)

Silven Recruitment
London (Central)
£30000 per year
Closing date
23 Mar 2021

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Production Planner (FMCG)


My client is looking for a production planner with experience of working with FMCG manufacturing to sit with their Operations Team.


Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Production Planner

Location: London (Remote working an option)
Salary: £30,000


The Candidate:

  • Do you have a proven track record in Supply Chain, working in materials/supply planning, production planning or demand planning within a chilled food manufacturing environment?
  • Are you highly proficient in the use of MS Office tools?
  • Do you have experience working with ERP based planning systems?
  • Can you demonstrate strong communication and relationship development skills, both internally and externally?
  • Are you proactive, self-motivated and keen to develop?


The Role:

Duties will include:

  • Manage and control the production scheduling, producing plans on a weekly basis.
  • Manage customer lead times to ensure orders are scheduled and delivered on time.
  • Monitor the production processes and adjust schedules as needed.
  • Review manufacturing processes and suggest possible improvements
  • Responsible for scheduling planned maintenance downtime for all machines.
  • Deliver on-going cost effective solutions.
  • Run daily production meetings with all relevant departments.
  • Assist in production and planning SOP management/development.


The Company:

My client is global company in the FMCG manufacturing industry that are on the way up.  Their entrepreneurial business model has meant that they have thrived during the pandemic and are showing no sign of slowing down!  Fast paced and exciting this is a great job for someone just staring their career in Planning.


To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting KG/CIPP or email or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 07399 935 170.


Silven was formed by experienced consultants to bring a high calibre service to the Food & Drink manufacturing sector. A team of personable, dedicated sector experts offering a service based on knowledge, understanding, capability and a determination to deliver for our clients and candidates. Fundamentally a service that we would want to receive ourselves. Providing a full recruitment service to the sector, we complete assignments across senior and middle management roles as well as handling specialist difficult to fill and first line management roles. Functions covered include: Manufacturing & Operations Engineering & Maintenance CI & Projects R&D & Process Development Technical & Quality NPD & Innovation Supply Chain & Planning Hygiene & Health & Safety

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