Production Planner

£25000 - £30000 per annum
21 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Caroline Johnson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Role - Production Planner
Salary - £25,000- £30,000
Location - Somerset

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

With their ever growing list of products, this Bath based business has had a lot of success over the last few years in the food industry and due to ongoing interest in what they do, they are having a great deal of success and require a planner to help support the business through this period of change. This role is therefore an essential part of their challenge to be at the 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:
*Maintain internal systems and monitor stock levels and wastage.
*Work with internal teams and external and international suppliers, to ensure that process is completed on time ready for use.
*Contribute to monthly forecast meetings.
*Monitor KPI's and performance.
*Build effective relationships with team.
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 similar supply chain 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.

It will also be advantageous, but not essential, to be degree educated and have experience working with major UK retailers. You will also need to have a confident but calm approach to tasks and bring a positive energy to the workplace.

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

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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