Production Planner

Production Planner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £27000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + pension

  • Contact:

    Helen Darnell

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8967

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A leading FMCG manufacturer in Somerset is currently seeking an experienced Production Planner to join their fast growing, innovative and creative business that offers progression and development.

Reporting into the Supply Chain Manager the successful Planner will be responsible for providing daily production schedules and formulating long-term planning based on sales forecasts.

The successful Production Planner will have experience within a fast paced FMCG food manufacturing environment, confident in the use of MRP / planning systems, advanced Excel knowledge and possessing strong communication skills with excellent attention to detail.

Production Planner responsibilities include:
Provide production schedules based on sales forecasts
Communicate long-term forecast supporting purchasing activity
Level production load through scheduling of production for stock
Regulate finished good stock variance both in and out, including stock control and logistics
Run reports through MPS and MRP
Manage planning communication

You must have the ability to synthesise information and be passionate about supply chain.

Application via CV

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