Who is our client?
Our client is a food manufacturing business and they are currently urgently seeking an experienced Production Planner / Scheduler. This role is on the Day Shift, working 12 hours on a 4 ON / 4 OFF shift pattern and you must have demonstrable production planning experience in a relevant environment.
This really is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast moving and growing business.
The role requirements
You are commercially driven and ambitious
You ideally have a minimum of 3 years’ experience within a Production Planning environment
You are enthusiastic and motivated with ”a can do, will do“ attitude
You have excellent leadership potential and the ability to work as part of a team as you will deputise for the Planning Manager during holidays etc
You can demonstrate excellent communication, organisational, analytical and attention to detail skills
You have the ability to plan ahead, whilst working to deadlines and targets
You have the passion, ambition and desire to become junior middle management.
You have excellent IT and Administrative skills
You will have previous relevant experience which, involved analytical thinking
What sort of people are we looking for?
In this role you will be gaining an understanding of all processes on site to enable efficient planning
You will create and deliver production plans to meet customer’s forecast and actual orders
You will input and reconcile factory production to ensure adherence to the production / factory plan
You will communicate with production management ensuring the timely completion and despatch of production
You will ensure orders are correct, on the appropriate systems for our logistics partners to deliver to our customers within specific time deadlines
You will communicate with suppliers/hauliers, ensuring timely deliveries to and from production site
You will expedite time critical items as directed by senior management
You will ensure the continuous supply of ingredients to achieve plans and orders
You will help manage stock of third party products, ensuring full availability, with minimal wastage.