Who is our client?
Our client is a leading food manufacturer to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers across the UK. Due to continued expansion they immediately require a Supply / Production Planner. This role will suit an individual with a minimum of 2 years experience in either a Production Planning or Supply Chain Planner role. You will liaise with sales and manufacturing to resolve any issues. The role will work on either a 4 on / 4 off or a 3 on / 4 off DAYS shift pattern.
The role requirements
You will act as an information channel between sales and manufacturing.
You will produce plans to meet customer requirements and production schedules.
You will order raw materials to support production requirements.
You will advise all parties regarding any changes to the production plans in a timely and effective manner.
You will need to provide relevant information regarding any variances from the plan whether it be due to a sales or production variance in a precise format.
You will monitor and report on KPIs relevant to your area / role.
What sort of people are we looking for?
You are can demonstrate previous experience in production planning / scheduling, stock control or similar supply planning role.
The successful candidate will be working or have worked in a busy, fast paced food / drink / fmcg manufacturing environment.
You have strong communication skills with the ability maintain and develop strong relationships.
You are a logical thinker with a good decision making process.
You are highly competent across Microsoft Excel, Access and Word applications.
In return for your commitment and enthusiasm my client offers continuous training and support for your ongoing career development.