Production Planner

£20000 - £25000 per annum
18 Mar 2019
15 Apr 2019
Caroline Johnson
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Role - Production Planner
Salary - up to £25,000
Location - Berkshire

With the never ending need to stay on target, 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 end up with a real good grasp on both packaging, raw materials and stock control and will be part of a truly great team.

You will be joining an evolving and established business based in the lovely area of Berkshire. They take a lot of pride in the company they have built and the selection of products they offer to their customers. The products produced are well loved and can be found within many homes nationwide. High quality goods and a motivated, friendly team are what you should expect here - all they need now is self-motivated and driven person like yourself to join them as a planner to keep them on track and ensure products are going out the door as they should.

Are you ready to make the move?

The Production Planner/ Materials Planner will:
*Calculate raw material and packaging requirements.
*Ensure finished goods meet target level as per sales forecast.
*Create daily schedule for the following months.
*Book in good received and ensure accurate data entry.
*Work closely with Planning Manager and Supply Chain Manager.

You will ideally have experience in the food, drinks or packaging industry and in a relevant role such as a Materials planner, production planner, materials controller, or similar supply chain focussed role however stock control based roles will also be considered.
It will also be advantageous, but not essential, to have experience working with MRP/ERP systems and a strong working knowledge of Excel. 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 within Berkshire and Hampshire such as Reading, Andover and Basingstoke.

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 looks after roles within Operations, Supply Chain and Production. Please get in touch to find out more.


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