Production Planner

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Production Planner required to join a leading supplier of fresh foods. The role is a key support role to the Packing Centre’s production management team. You will be required to work on a continental day shift pattern.

Role Responsibilities

As part of this role the candidate will be required to:


* Collate and report the day’s orders (entering

* stock & sales)

* Report Packing Centre information to central operations

* Ensure the production team has the information they require to plan production

* Ensure ungraded is in place to achieve sales and model intakes/usages going forward

* Control promotional planning within the packing centre

* Coordinate inter-packing centre packing/transfers to achieve business objectives

* Focus on the key performance indicators (KPIs) identified by the Production Shift Manager, and work towards achieving and surpassing agreed targets

* Assist Machine Controllers in planning production runs to minimise waste, maximise product life, meet customer dispatch times, and achieve the best possible throughout (taking into account any relevant production constraints

* Be mindful of product quality, integrity and traceability. Ensure work is completed to a high-standard, and all necessary documentation is complete

* Ensure production reporting and admin -- as identified by the Production Shift Manager -- is complete, up-to-date, and accurate

* Identify areas of inefficiency and waste. In agreement with the Production Shift Manager, implement and review the agreed change

* To be “audit-ready” at all times, ensure that site hygiene, health & safety and document control are in line with customer specifications and always up to date

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

* Experience within a similar environment

* Professional, friendly and welcoming approach

* Good understanding of English both verbal and written

* Ability to work under pressure and independently with minimal supervision

This is a full time and permanent role with a salary of between £21,000- £23,000 dependant on experience, you will also receive the following benefits:

* Stakeholder Pension

* Purchase Staff foods at reduced rate

* Perkbox – offers a range of discounted items including cinema tickets, free drink of your choice per month from High Street Coffee Retailer, free mobile phone insurance

* Sick Pay Scheme above statutory minimum, increasing with length of service (after qualifying period).

Please apply online or contact Lianne for more details
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-93691
  • Permanent
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