Production Planner

Kandhu Recruitment Consultants
Wiltshire, Salisbury / Hampshire, Winchester / Andover, Hampshire
Up to £30000.00 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Rewarding Production Planner role for an established Food Manufacturing business.


Monday - Friday Competitive Salary - £25,000 - £30,000Highly successful business25 Days Holiday


Is a successful food manufacturing business and is fast moving with an impressive operation and management team. They supply premium quality food products to the retail food sector, especially the major multiples.


The successful candidate will take responsibility for planning production across a large supplier base to ensure that customer demands are met and stock levels maintained. The ability to work well under pressure and communicate with the sales team and Shop floor line managers is essential, as is the ability to maintain accurate information in Excel.

To ensure that planning production meets customer demands - involving regular stock checks, ensuring all company policies are adhered to in terms of sourcing, seasonal changes and regional requirements.Produce a daily plans taking into account sales orders stock levels and customer order requirementsTo set up, monitor and plan ahead to ensure raw materials meet planned promotions through accurate forecastingMonitoring the usage of raw materials each day against the standard usage determined from the production forecastsTo liaise closely with key stakeholders including Procurement, Commercial team, Plant Manager, Production line managers and Logistics - ensuring all parties are kept up to date with potential issuesLiaise directly with suppliers where necessary - ensuring good lines of communication are upheldTo work closely with stock control ensuring 100% accuracy of all information for end of week accountsResponsible for preparation and accuracy of daily yield analysis for senior management teamCreating accurate timely KPI reports on a daily basisTo ensure all spreadsheets are filled in accurately and kept up to date


Must Demonstrate a high level of competence in the area of Planning, attention to detail, accuracy, problem solving and the ability to multitask under the constraint of time scales. Other Key skills will include:

Previous experience in a similar role is essentialExperience within the food industry is advantageous but not essentialExcellent Excel knowledge High level of communication skills, both written and oralAbility to think on their feet and solve problemsExcellent organisational skills including the ability to multi task

If this Production Planner job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY!!!

Kandhu Recruitment are specialist recruiters within the Food, Drink and FMCG Sector "Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants."

Kandhu has fully implemented GDPR & Privacy Policies across its business and a copy of our Privacy Policy can be found by visiting our website. By applying for this role Kandhu will add your details to our database - assuming you have the right level of experience for the roles you apply for, after which we will be in touch.


Food Sector Recruitment

Kandhu are a leading specialist recruitment consultancy covering all the main job functions within the Food & Drinks Sectors – we focus on Permanent and Interim Recruitment though out the UK and we have the ability and have had significant success in delivering multi-lingual and International assignments..


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