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Production Planning Manager

Posted 5 January by Gi Group Ended

Gi Group are currently recruiting for a Production Planning Manager for our Food Manufacturing client based in Hull.


  • The Planning Manager is directly responsible to the Manufacturing Manager
  • The Planning Manager is expected to follow instructions from other Departmental Managers and the company Directors.
  • The Planning Manager is directly responsible for Production Administrator(s).

General Duties:
The Planning Manager must:-

  • Follow the Health and Safety rules of the company which are designed to protect the individual and the workforce as a whole.
  • Report problems to the Production Manager when appropriate.
  • Deputise for another member of the production team if requested by the company
  • Departmental Duties:
    The Planning Manager must:
  • Ensure production activities are effectively planned with a view to maximising production efficiency, minimising waste whilst aiming at 100% customer service.
  • Participate in management of material stock levels, advising buyer of potential under/over stocking issues at the earliest opportunity.
  • Maintain production forecast data as far as is possible to aid effective forward material purchasing and labour/capacity planning
  • Maintain and advise on the general effectiveness of business planning systems with a view to continuous improvement.
  • Ensure that the mixing slip system & material traceability are maintained accurately at all times and that required filing/scanning of documents is undertaken as required
  • Manage out-sourced processing activities effectively with a view to achieving point (1.)
  • Purchase delegated items with a view to achieving point (1.)
  • Participate in QDF management inc input into weekly meeting and follow up action
  • Ensure any stock checking activity required of planning is resourced and completed accurately and on time.
  • Co-ordinate fortnightly planning meeting, providing accurate & current plan/forecast data
  • Co-ordinate daily planning meeting, communicating plan to production team and aiding efficient crewing levels.
  • Participate in daily operations meeting, providing plan overview to wider team.
  • Collate & maintain production KPI information and report as and when required
  • Ensure any labelling activity under the management of planning is completed on time and complies with technical guidelines at all times.
  • Ensure all planning activities are effectively resourced, advising Manager of any issues arising.
  • This is a permanent position with an immediate start available. Salary for this role is £32-£35k per annum depending on experience.

  • Please apply online or call the office on for more information.

Required skills

  • Production Manager
  • Production Planner

Reference: 34150221

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