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Production Planner

Posted 2 February by D R Newitt Ended

Our client is a growing FMCG company, owned by a longstanding family business

We are looking for a Production Planner to challenge thinking and help support the business growth

The Role:

  • Creating and maintaining production plans for each manufacturing process to ensure manufactured volumes satisfy customer order and internal buffer stock requirements.

  • Produce production orders for all manufacturing activities, liaising between Sales & Logistics, Production, and Warehouse colleagues to prioritise orders, ensure production requirements are clear and that inventory records are updated in a timely manner.

  • Liaise with the supply chain teams in relation to the availability of material produced by 3rd parties.

  • Monitor and report on production volumes, identifying risks to current schedules, escalating to the Production Manager.

  • Liaise with Sales & Logistics to assist in production of all relevant paperwork for the shipping of goods.

  • Liaise with the laboratory to monitor lab analysis results for traditional and advanced products.

  • Develop, establish, and utilise the company’s MRP system and planning tools whilst constantly striving for increased efficiency and effectiveness in our operational activities.

    The Candidate:

  • An experienced Production Planner who has worked in and aided the development of an MRP/ERP system

  • 3+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively across Production, Sales & Logistics teams

  • Strong Numerical & Analytical skills

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

What’s on Offer?

  • Competitive salary

  • Outstanding Pension package

  • BUPA Private Health

  • Perkbox

Reference: 34388684

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