Production Scheduler - Aylesbury

02 May 2018
30 May 2018
Arla Foods Limited
Planning, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

We're one of the world's biggest dairy producers. Join us as a Production Scheduler at our Aylesbury Dairy and you'll contribute to making food that is loved by millions ….

Create the Future
You will provide accurate forecasting and planning services to facilitate the management of production, demand and supply requirements. You will actively contribute to defining and continually improving best practice for an integrated planning function. You will be responsible for creating plans from milk intake and milk processing to finished goods storage/despatch whilst delivering sustainability targets.

Further responsibilities will also include optimising customer service levels and product availability by managing stock profiles and providing optimised production plans on both a short and long term horizon. You will identify and report risks to plan delivery, optimising the plan across all departments to prevent delays, minimise waste and reduce costs. Managing the impact of sales demand due to special events, promotions and seasonal profiles, you will perform effective and timely analysis and reporting of KPIs to identify and adopt best practice within the Supply Chain Team and the wider dairy.

Working effectively with other members of the supply chain team to balance work load and provide break coverage, you will be required to support colleagues by sharing knowledge, best practice and offering guidance to raise the standards of the whole team. Developing an atmosphere of change that will positively contribute towards the advancement of all functions relating to the manufacturing operation, you will maintain, use and assist in the development of contingency applications and processes.

Grow with Arla
We're committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you'll join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favourite brands in a way that makes things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.

A responsible and forward-looking business, we make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for, and family dinners unforgettable. Cravendale®, Anchor®, Lurpak® and Castello® - names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries worldwide.

You are
You will have previous experience of Production Planning / Scheduling and a good knowledge of supply chain processes and supporting systems (ideally SAP) within am FMCG industry environment (preferably food, beverage or chilled goods). A high level of numeracy is also important along with the ability to interpret data and be proficient with IT programs especially Excel.

Apply online here as soon as possible please, but not later than 25th May. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package relative to the current market. We look forward to hearing from you.

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