Production Planner - Food Manufacturing
We are looking for a Production Planner to work for a leading consumer brand. You will be working within the planning team in this FMCG to ensure goods are produced on time which is essential to the production process SALARY: £28,000 - £30,000 BENEFITS: · 30 Days Holiday · Annual Occupational Health Checks · Staff Shop Memberships (discounts for retailers, gyms & restaurants), Costco membership, · 10% Discount on UK Holiday's · Free onsite parking · Canteen · Pension LOCATION: Northampton COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Daventry, Kettering, Wellingborough, Towcester JOB SPECIFICATION: Production Planner : Food Manufacturing We envisage this Production Planner to have previous Planning experience within a fast paced food production environment. Your main responsibilities will include: · Create orders using the MRP system to replenish stock used for production · Work with internal teams and external suppliers to ensure packaging changes are completed in time ready for production · Keep track and inform the business on changes over timings and costs · Produce, update and maintain KPI's including actual production vs. planned supplier performance against targets · Assist the Finance team in dealing with material invoice queries · Calculate material quantities from production plans and place orders with suppliers · Raise and close purchase orders via the ERP system · Work closely with the Production Team to communicate deliver schedules, planning information and maintain good relations REQUIREMENTS: Production Planner : Food Manufacturing To be a successful Production Planner you must be proficient in Production Planning having practiced techniques such as MRP, Master Scheduling & Just in Time. Other skills we require are: · Intermediate to Advanced level Excel Skills · Working knowledge of IFS would be and advantage · Strong decision-making skills to solve problems using own initiative THE COMPANY: A leading consumer product business with a vibrant branded environment, where the relationship with our customers is at the forefront of our culture. PROSPECTS: This company offers natural progression and promotes internal development. INTERESTED? Please apply to our consultant Lauren LLoyd quoting Production Planner : Food Manufacturing and reference LL15414 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683325 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.