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Production Planner

Zest Recruitment
Milton Keynes
Closing date
7 May 2024

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Contract Type
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Zest Recruitment are partnering with an ambitious food manufacturer that have made a huge impression with the major retailers.

My client isn't just a food manufacturer; they're pioneers in the culinary world. With a commitment to quality and innovation, they've carved their niche in the market and are steadily expanding.


Tired of the same old 9-to-5 grind? With our client introducing a new weekend-only schedule, you'll have the freedom to pursue your passions or spend quality time with loved ones during the week. Work-life balance isn't just a buzzword here; it's a reality.

You will be joining an agile department that have demonstrated an ability to work collaboratively under pressure as customer consumption has increased. The team are bubbly, approachable and of course great at what they do, so you will have a great opportunity to develop and upskill.

As the Production Planner you will be playing a crucial role in coordinating the production process to meet the demands of customers whilst minimising costs and maximising efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:
* Production Scheduling - coordinate production plans and schedules in line with forecasts and demands
* Stakeholder Management - engage with internal and external stakeholders to ensure forecasting in accurate
* Inventory Management - monitor raw materials, packaging and overstock concerns.
* Reporting - maintain accurate records of production schedules

A background in planning, supply chain or similar positions would be ideal, although, a history of working within a processes focused role in a manufacturing environment would be considered.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to step into an expanding business that has shown signs of becoming a major player in the industry which they operate within.

For any further information, please contact Shaf Islam on

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. 

Company info
01780 483999/ 011732 52999
Lincolnshire/ Bristol

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