Role details

Production Planner

Manchester   •   £25,000 - £35,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Proven track record in Production Planning within an FMCG Environment
  • Ideally, exposure to Food (Chilled,Frozen,Ambient) would be preferable

About Our Client

Food Business, based in Manchester, who require a Production Planner

Job Description

The role of Production Planner will consist of:

  • Identify raw material requirements to meet the production plan, place purchases orders for raw materials, process order confirmations, liaise and communicate with suppliers
  • Assist the Planning to meet stock holding targets.
  • Control rolling weekly/monthly stock checks and process annual stock take returns.
  • To continue to provide absence cover for the above materials planning role once ERP is implemented, and also for other members of the Planning and Procurement team as required.
  • To maintain customer demand forecasts both within the new ERP system and on excel spreadsheets.
  • To plan stock batches using the forecast and new MRP system.
  • Produce the daily morning meeting planning sheets, attend the morning meeting, produce daily QC priority list and update chase list with estimated fill dates.
  • Complete periodic planning reports as required
  • Maintain planning master data regarding re-order points, safety stocks and lead times and other parameters.
  • Provide cover for office phones and book in deliveries.
  • Work in accordance with 5S principals and values

The Successful Applicant

Ideally, the candidate will have the following background:

  • Proven track record in Production Planning
  • Successfully worked in an FMCG Environment
  • Previous exposure to working within a Food Environment would be preferential
  • Ability to work in an autonomous manner
  • strong systems knowledge

What's on Offer

Circa £30-35k

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