Production Planner

Production Planner

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, General Manufacturing

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  • Contact:

    Rebecca Osborne

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8950

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A leading FMCG manufacturer based in Shropshire is seeking a Production Planner to join on a permanent basis. The Production Planner will provide a key role in the support of the planning function.
Reporting to the Planning Manager, the successful Production Planner will have experience of customer services, forecasting and planning within an FMCG food manufacturing environment. 

Main Duties & Responsibilities
• Producing efficient production plans daily according to customer orders and forecasts.
• Process incoming orders and amending daily production plans in response to received orders.
• Process and validate daily customer orders.
• Prepare and maintain a rolling 7 day production plan in line with order forecasts.
• Plan ‘work in progress’ (WIP) production to meet finished product requirements.
• Daily management of finished stock at third party warehouse.
• Investigate stock discrepancies and find a solution.
• Liaise closely with production, raw material planning and dispatch departments.
• Review at risk raw materials on a daily basis and communicate with raw material planning team to resolve issues.

Application via CV or call 0151 666 8955

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