Production Planner

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    Newmarket, Suffolk

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    £25000 - £27000 per annum

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    Scott Williams

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    almost 2 years ago

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Production Planner
Food - FMCG

Operating in over 16 countries, servicing approximately 4 billion people around the world our client is a vertically integrated farm to fork food conglomerate. A ready meal, a sandwich, a pub dinner, a pizza from the supermarket, a chilled snack or even a seafood salad, covering multiple sectors in the UK, you will have eaten their products and not even known about it.

They are now in need of a Production Planner to support the receipt and process of customer orders, updating systems and daily schedules to meet the daily customer needs. Supporting the Planning Manager, the Planner will ensure all stock received by the customer meets specified minimum life into depot whilst maintaining OTIF.

About the role

  • Receiving customer orders and updating systems
  • Entering and confirming opening stock levels
  • Resolving opening stock problems in a timely manner
  • Inform Planning Manager/Supply Chain of stock that is short of life and place on hold
  • Communicate with Supply Chain/Commercial regarding rework of old/short life stock
  • Liaise with Factory Account Assistant to get the Bill of materials amended for rework production
  • Receiving Customer forecasts and updating systems
  • Produce daily line and process schedules
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern

About you

  • 2 Years Minimum Planning Experience within a FMCG environment
  • Knowledge/Experience ERP Systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good numerical skills
  • Good understanding/experience planning fresh and frozen products
  • You must hold a valid driving license

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are an experienced Planner from a Food or FMCG production background and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Production Planner role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

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