Production Planner

£23000 - £28000 per annum
29 Nov 2018
27 Dec 2018
Caroline Johnson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Role - Production Planner
Salary - £23,000- £28,000
Location - Somerset

Planning. A necessity for a successful operation and relied on heavily by everyone in the factory. No pressure, right?

With the never ending need to get things right, you're also faced with the challenge of having to be a bit of a whizz kid when it comes to numbers, data and systems.

You will be joining an innovative, award winning and evolving business based in the lovely area of Somerset. They take a lot of pride in the company they have built and the selection of products they offer. The products produced are well loved and can be found within most homes nationwide. High quality goods, great customers and motivated team - all they need now is a skilled and experienced planner to help support the production team to ensure continued success and results consistently. You will be taking on

Are you their next planning extraordinaire?

The Production Planner will:
*Maintain internal systems and monitor stock levels and wastage.
*Manage the production and forecast plans
*Plan for packaging and raw material usage
*Work with internal teams to ensure success
*Contribute to project and forecast meetings.
*Build effective relationships with team.

You will have experience in the food, drinks or packaging industry and in a relevant role such as a production planner, materials planner, materials controller or similar supply chain focussed 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 manufacturing environment- do not hesitate to apply for this opportunity with this exciting food business in the area.

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

This role will be commutable from places with Somerset such as Bridgwater, Yeovil and Taunton.

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

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