Production Planner

b3 jobs
South East England
£25,000 - £28,000
Closing date
1 Jul 2019

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Planning, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Production Planner

Job ref: 62248 | £25,000 - £28,000 | South East

The company

A position has arisen for a Production Planner working for a family owned business which grows high quality, award-winning, fresh produce which is supplied to the major UK multiples and food manufacturers.

The job

As Production Planner, you will be responsible for producing the daily, weekly plans and forecast to support the product function in delivering strong cost performance and OEE.

You will manage the daily production schedules of all production lines, ensure that the production schedules optimise efficiency and enables full supply to customer orders (within capacity and availability constraints), have productive input into daily ‘Start of Day’ and ‘Efficiency Review’ meetings and interrogate daily / weekly / medium term forecasts, to ensure figures are as accurate as possible, including known promotions, de-listings and ad-hoc requests.

Your experience

To be considered for the Production Planner role, you will have good experience in an FMCG planning, supply chain, scheduling or similar role, most preferably within the food manufacturing industry. You will possess excellent communication skills, the ability to accurately forecast short and medium term plus a high level of numeracy. Knowledge of working with a Sales & Operations planning framework is desirable. Own transport will be required due to company location.

More details

The Production Planner job is based in the South East region and is paying £25,000 - £28,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Production Planner job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Victoria Holyoake, quoting job reference 62248.

What happens next

After applying for jobs, we will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative job titles

Supply Chain Planner | Food Manufacturing Supply Chain Jobs | Materials Planner | Production Planning Jobs | Food Manufacturing Planning Jobs in Kent

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

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