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Senior Production Planner

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up to £35,000 + relocation
Closing date
25 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Planning, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Senior Production Planner

Job ref: 62807 | up to £35,000  + relocation | Gwynedd

The company

This manufacturer is one of Europe’s leading innovators within their market sector. Their tremendous success is owed to their dedication to customer service and providing the highest quality products to some of the world’s best-known brands.

The job

The purpose of the Senior Production Planner is to keep production flowing smoothly with the required materials at an optimised cost.

This ensures a steady supply of products to customers and thereby contributing to supply chain service levels.

You will create and maintain an inventory schedule by watching trends and customer demands to make sure there are always enough products and manufacturing materials, utilising continuous improvement techniques.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure production plans reflect requirements.
  • Generation of weekly/monthly/quarterly line plans and highlighting any anticipated shortages or supplier constraints
  • Highlighting any bottlenecks or capacity constraints, communicating any shortages throughout the business.
  • Generate manpower and labour requirements weekly/monthly/quarterly.
  • Schedule outloads in line with plans
  • Produce weekly KPI reports within the planning function

Your experience

This is an energetic and rewarding role that would suit a confident individual with previous production planning, supply chain planning or similar experience within food manufacturing. Line management or supervisory experience is preferred.

You will be able to demonstrate analytical ability, strong communication skills plus IT proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook etc. plus a general understanding of HACCP, COSHH, QA & Management Procedures.

A driving licence is required due to site location.

More details

The Senior Production Planner job is based in Gwynedd, West Wales; however, the company would also like to hear from interested candidates who are willing to relocate – the business can provide a generous relocation package for the right candidate.

The role is paying up to £35,000 and the working hours are Monday to Friday.

How to apply

If this sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Senior Production Planner job, please click the Apply button.

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly, and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All our consultants have considerable recruitment experience so you can be confident they have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

Alternate job titles

Materials Planner | Supply Chain Planner | FMCG Supply Chain Coordinator | Materials Scheduler | Food Manufacturing Supply Chain Jobs | Planning Jobs | Gwynedd | West Wales


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