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Production Planner - FMCG

Silven Recruitment Limited
£28000 - £30000 per year + benefits
Closing date
1 Apr 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Production Planner - FMCG


A leading food manufacturer based in the Essex area is seeking a Production Planner to join their operations. This is a fast paced, growing business with a fantastic reputation for quality.

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Production Planner

Location: Essex

Salary: Circa £30,000 + benefits


Candidate – Do you have the following?


  • Production Planning experience within Food/FMCG manufacturing?
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and do you work at pace?
  • Excellent analytical skills and are you highly numerate?
  • Exposure to all aspects of planning, including supply/materials planning and demand planning?
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to manage and coordinate others’ activity?

If you can answer “yes” to the above questions, please read on….


Production Planning: Role


  • You will be responsible for ensuring the efficient planning of production across the whole site, to ensure high levels of customer service, using OTIF as a measure.
  • Create production schedules across a multitude of production lines.
  • Forecasting customer demand and planning all new raw materials requirements.
  • Work closely with supply chain function to align supply and demand.




  • My client is a food manufacturer in the UK with multiple sites.
  • There is scope for growth, both in the role and in the company.
  • This is a fast-paced environment, so you must be up for the challenge.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref EH/PPE to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463 or mobile 07792 465955.




The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

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