Senior Production Planner

£30000 - £35000 per annum
13 Jun 2018
11 Jul 2018
Jessica Arthey
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Are you an experienced planning professional looking for a new career? This could be exactly what you are looking for!

This fantastic, well established company is looking for a Senior Production Planner to join its team. This is a new position due to company growth.

The company are passionate about their products and their staff. Reward and development is strongly encouraged.

You will report to the demand planning manager and be responsible for but not limited to:

*Manage inventory levels of finished goods
*Issue of daily and weekly production plans to the business
*Ownership of supply chain KPI's
*Daily handover and sign off of production plans to the production team
*Play an active role in continuous improvement

Communication and supervisory skills are essential for this position as you will be responsible for two direct reports and maintain regular effective communication with the production team on all production aspects.

The ideal candidate should possess a confident attitude and a methodical approach as well as great organisational and problem solving skills.

A minimum of 1 years experience working in a planning position within a FMCG environment is required as well as strong experience of using ordering systems and scheduling tools and confidence in all Microsoft Office applications.

Lean manufacturing experience is preferred but not essential.

If you feel you meet these criteria and are looking for your next challenge within planning, then an updated copy of your CV is required for this application.

If this particular opportunity is not right or you are looking for confidential advice about the food industry, please do not hesitate to contact myself, Jessica Arthey on 01780 483 999 or email

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