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Graduate Production Planning Assistant

Zest Recruitment
£20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
4 Jun 2021

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Graduate with an interest in planning and the food manufacturing industry?

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join an established and dynamic team as a Production Planning Assistant.

This is a fantastic opportunity within a well-respected food manufacturer that take pride in delivering an outstanding service. Delicious products and growing business that is currently going through a large recruitment surge across all departments due to increase in demand and new contracts.

This is a brilliant entry opportunity to begin your career within planning/supply chain. The management in place take pride in training and progression so if you are looking for a role where you will develop and be invested in, get in touch.

You will be a driven candidate with great communication skills and thrives within a fast-paced environment.

You will have a keen eye for detail, be hard working and have a natural interest and curiosity of the inner workings of the food manufacturing industry. Food is a very fast paced industry; you will thrive within this environment.

You will be a core member of a tight knit team that works closely together to ensure all customer orders are met within deadlines. You will gain depth and insight into the inner workings of the food industry as well as the inner plans that have to be undertaken within the supply chain.

You will liaise via email and phone with colleagues within other departments on site and contacts externally meaning you must be confident and have excellent telephone manner.

You will be computer literate and will be a competent Excel user. All training will be provide for their bespoke computer system.

It is desirable to have some experience within a planning department although not essential.

If you feel you meet these criteria and are seeking an exceptional opportunity then an updated copy of your CV is required for this application. ZEST are specialists at food manufacturing recruitment; we offer a more dynamic and thorough recruitment service into the food and drink industry.

If this particular opportunity is not right or you are looking for confidential advice about the industry, please do not hesitate to contact myself. Please contact Lisa on 01780 483 999 or email

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

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01780 483999/ 011732 52999
United Kingdom
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