Packhouse Planning & Production Facilitator

09 Oct 2017
09 Nov 2017
Planning, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client, a family-owned fresh produce company supplying many of the major retailers have created a new opening for a Packhouse Facilitator to support the Packhouse Manager and Planner. Are you someone with drive with a Planning, Production or Agriculture background who is happy to work in a relaxed, informal, non-corporate environment?

As a key member of the Team, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Generating Packing Plans for the Pre-Pack and Loose lines
  • Updating Packhouse Planner and Packhouse Manager throughout the day where we are up to with packing on each line
  • Utilisation of crop work in conjunction with Packhouse Manager to ensure this is being done to its best ability
  • Packaging, Label, Box and Ribbon stock control
  • Tray Control and Audits
  • De – hiring of Trays & pallets
  • Manage EDI where necessary
  • Overseeing production on all lines and management of Staff to cover holidays and weekends

Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Planning or Production experience in a Food environment would be preferred but other industries will be considered if combined with the right attitude and skills
  • A farming / fresh produce background would be an advantage but not essential
  • Would consider a graduate with an agricultural degree
  • Looking for someone very practical and hands-on but with a high level of analytical / numerical skills.
  • Must be flexible, prepared to get “stuck in “

The Company:

  • Relaxed, informal, non-corporate environment
  • Dedicated to the continuous improvement of the ethical performance of business supply chains.
  • Fully certified to the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety

If you are interested, please email AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ- P4193 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.

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