Production Planner

DR Newitt
West Midlands Region
Circa £30K
02 Oct 2019
02 Nov 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client is a successful and well-established Food Manufacturer and a market leader. With an impressive range of customers in place now is an excellent time to join this progressive company.


Main Responsibilities:

• Maintain and manage the scheduling system on a daily basis to support Production Managers

• Review customer orders and accounts to support accurate and timely submission of financial information

• Liaises with Sales to determine customer requirements

• Approves materials, costs, manufacturing equipment and the size of workforce needs to manufacture

• Participate in development of operating plans and monthly forecasting

• Communicate and explain manufacturing performance

• Ability to extract, organise, analyse, and report data in a manner that is useful and relevant for making business decisions

• Develop broad technical and communication skills through self-study, internal and external training opportunities

• Receiving and communicating in a timely fashion orders to production, assessing their ability to fulfil the orders

• Generating and producing a production plan

• Communicating with customers  in relation to orders and thereafter to check with production that these orders are being fulfilled. Advising customer of figures at the end of day

• Collects and assesses data about production and team’s performance

• Prepares reports about production processes for upper management and suggests ways to improve efficiency

• Any other reasonable duties which may be required from management from time to time


You will have a proven track record in Production planning within the Food Manufacturing sector. You will possess strong Excel skills.

Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

28 days holiday including banks

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