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Production Planner

  • Location

    Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    FMCG

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30,723 per year

  • Contact:

    Jo Botton

  • Contact email:

    jo.botton@ambitionspersonnel.com

  • Contact phone:

    01636 611320

  • Job ref:

    JBLC01

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-10-11

  • Startdate:

    30/10/23

An opportunity has arisen for a Production Planner, based on the outskirts of Grantham.  Reporting to the Global Planning Manager, the role will ideally be suited to an individual used to working in a fast-moving multi-disciplined role.  

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Processing customer orders
  • Producing a weekly production plan minimizing product changeovers and frequency of production runs
  • Amending daily production plans accordingly
  • Monitoring order patterns and reacting to fluctuations in demand
  • Monitoring Customer Service
  • Liaise with the site production and packing teams and other departments building good relationships

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will ideally:

  • have 3 to 5 years’ experience or responsibility for planning or organizing multiple production activities
  • be an excellent communicator with a good standard of spoken and written English
  • have a sound knowledge of computer systems and experience of planning systems ideally Microsoft Navision
  • have an organized and logical approach to providing the department with achievable goals.

Please call Jo on 01476 574514 or email jo.botton@ambitionspersonnel.com

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