Production Planner

We currently have a fantastic new opportunity available for a Production Planner to join our client a leading Food Manufacturer based at their site in Shrewsbury to join their existing team.

Job Title:   Production Planner
Location:  Shrewsbury
Salary:       Competitive
Hours:       Days, 4 on 4 off. 6am – 6pm
Job Type:  Permanent

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for producing efficient daily production plans in response to customer orders and forecasts, ensuring 100% order fulfilment.
  • Using the in-house planning tool and associated factory systems to process incoming orders, to be ready for picking and amending daily production plans in response to received orders.
  • Responsible for planning and managing finished pack inventories, production scheduling, production batch control and raw material allocation to production.
  • Process and validate daily customer orders.
  • Prepare and maintain a rolling 7 day production plan in line with order forecasts.
  • Plan WIP production to meet finished pack requirements.
  • Responsible for daily management of finished stock at third party warehouse. Investigate stock discrepancies to resolution and review and action low code stock.
  • Key point of contact between Production and Despatch, communicate planning detail to each department as required.
  • Maintain production batches within the factory system.
  • Review risk raw material on a daily basis and work closely with raw material planning team.

The successful candidate will have proven experience working within a Food /FMCG Manufacturing environment.
You will be a strong communicator with the ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment with the ability to multi-task.

You will have excellent attention to detail with strong IT and Excel skills and have a numerical mindset in order to improve planning efficiencies.

This opportunity would suit an individual who is looking to develop their career within a Food Manufacturing environment.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity can you please complete the form below and attach your CV.

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