Production Planner

Posted 9 November by Recruitiful Limited
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Production Planner

Gillingham, Dorset

Full time - 35 hours per week (Monday - Friday)

Up to £25,000 + benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Production Planner to join an award-winning ethical retailer (a natural and organic health & beauty brand). In this role you will be responsible for generating and issuing the production plan, maintaining regular updates, re-scheduling missed production runs, working with the purchasing team on material shortages and highlighting any material issues.

What you will do:

  • Create the weekly production plans to assist in the creation of stock availability data for the business.
  • Plan and prioritise production to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay.
  • Plan and control all scheduling activities. Balance production and WIP levels with demand to support customer service targets and capacity requirements.
  • Provide accurate stock reports in a timely manner where required.
  • Proactively build relationships with relevant departments, working collaboratively with them to improve availability and deliver OTIF.
  • To liaise with warehouse on the preparation of materials for sub contract / third party supply ensuring materials arrive on time to meet planned manufacturing and filling plans.
  • Updating sales teams on the progress of orders and ensuring they are aware of any issues that will delay delivery.

Person Specification:

  • Analytical, problem solving skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to plan and manage own time effectively without continually need for direction.
  • Able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and multi-task.
  • Excellent cross function communication at all levels of the business.
  • High competency of Outlook and Excel is required.
  • Experience and knowledge of SAGE 1000.

The position is full time. In return you will receive a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), company pension scheme, product discount scheme, a paid community day, subsidised onsite restaurant, onsite parking, great working environment including extensive gardens.

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Required skills

  • production planner planning warehouse distribution manufacturing

Reference: 36576205

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