Production Planner

Up to £30000 per annum
16 Sep 2019
14 Oct 2019
Aidan Dean
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Ensures that finished products manufactured are produced in a cost-effective way that meets safety, quality and environmental specifications.

Ensures that finished product is ready to distribute to customers in a timely fashion

Client Details

The client is a family owned FMCG manufacturer based in the York area.


Support and promote the correct safety behaviours to deliver conditions for a safe working environment.

Manage cross contamination matrix and production scheduling parameters

Work with Raw Material Planner to align material requirements with manufacturing capabilities, capacity and suppliers.

Coordinate production effectively via daily operational reviews.

Champions the use of basic problem-solving tools and knowledge sharing to drive continuous improvement and suggests ways to improve performance.

Provide daily/weekly/monthly analysis and metrics for production attainment, on time delivery, order fill, capacity and planning, production constraints and work-arounds.

Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.

Creation of comprehensive production schedule.

Assist with weekly, monthly and seasonal production forecasting


SAP experience

Previous experience of production planning

Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies

Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills

Educated to A Level or equivalent

Good communication skills with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally

Strong interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills

Excellent time management, results orientated and organised

Strong analytical, planning and problem-solving skills, seeing all tasks through to completion

Excellent attention to detail and sound mathematical abilities

Assertive, optimistic, resilient and welcomes change

Ability to work under pressure

Process improvement experience or knowledge of lean manufacturing

SQL Database / Crystal Reporting experience

Previous SAP knowledge

Job Offer

FMCG Manufacturing

Competitive salary

Progressive business

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