Production Planner

Alexander Steele
West Yorkshire
£23,000 - £28,000
Closing date
29 Sep 2019

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Planning, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, West Yorkshire
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Are you looking for a new position within a fast-paced manufacturing company?

Alexander Steele are working in partnership with a fantastic food manufacturing company based in West Yorkshire. They are currently looking for a Production Planner to join their team. The purpose of the role is to create daily and weekly production plans that meet customer demand, maintaining inventory levels and providing information to the site teams to ensure short and medium term plans are achievable.

The role will be working Monday - Friday office hours and will pay between £25,000 - £28,000 for the right candidate.

The Role:

  • Creating and managing the daily production plan with the sites, measuring plan attainment and achieving high levels of service whilst also delivering the optimum production plan for site efficiencies
  • Providing site teams with key metrics such as Service Levels and Inventory levels.
  • Monitoring sales orders versus forecasted volume, highlighting constraints and working with the operations team to solve issues as they arise.
  • Develop inventory policies with the Planning Manager ensuring that stock at risk is kept to a minimum.

The Candidate:

  • Previous production planning experience within the food manufacturing sector.
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to time constraints in a fast paced supply chain with focus on Service to customers
  • High degree on numeracy and accuracy
  • Problem solving, challenge the status quo

If you are interested in this position and would like to find out more, please send through your most recent CV or call Richard Steele on 0131 370 9191

Alexander Steele was born out of a vision to do things differently. Our personalised approach to recruiting is all about asking the right questions and – through that simple but effective process – getting the right answers. We ensure that you deal with the same person throughout your process so that you can build a rapport with your consultant and so that we get to know you, for now, and for the future. Our consultants pride themselves on a wealth of experience after recruiting within these industries for over fifteen years collectively and it is our knowledge and focus which sets us apart from other agencies, work with us and the chances are we already know what you are looking for.

Contact Us
  • 21 Young Street
  • Edinburgh
  • EH2 4HU
  • GB
  • 0131 370 9191
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