Production Planner

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Production Planner

Alexander Steele is working with an independent Food manufacturing business as they look to expand their team and hire a Production Planner with sales order processing experience. Our client is a highly successful rapidly growing business. The position would suit a highly motivated, self-reliant person looking for a demanding position Training will be provided in all areas of the position. In addition, Basic Skills in Adobe Photo Shop/Illustrator would be advantageous but not a requirement Job Description: •To collate and administrate previous days Retail Orders. •To process all new orders to the relevant departments for action. •To liaise with the Sales Department to maintain a Sales Forecast. •To liaise with Operations to maintain suitable Stock Levels and Production Requests based upon the Sales Forecast. •To assist Operations and Purchasing in Production Planning. •To process the logistical aspect of Despatching Orders for Retail •To create and email Invoices for Despatched Orders. •To handle Customer Complaints regarding deliveries. •To make and receive Telephone Calls •To take Sales orders over the phone and by email. •Any other duties as instructed by the Sales Team & Directors. Stock check cycle count Raw Materials /Packaging over the course of the week in accordance to the schedule •Collate all paperwork, file accordingly. •Verify that Raw materials using the SAGE system. •Investigate discrepancies and make relevant adjustments to the stock records. •Issue the stock as required daily. •Measuring accuracy of levels. •Transfer relevant data to excel, and maintain the spreadsheets daily The successful candidate should: •show previous experience in an Order Processing or Planning Role •able to demonstrate good written and verbal skills in English and •possess good telephone manner. •have computer skills in Microsoft Office (including Outlook) and preferably in SAGE. •be self-reliant and capable of working without constant supervision. •have a keen eye for detail and ability to work to deadlines. On Offer: •Salary up to £28,000 •42.5 hours 8-5pm •28 days holiday •Pension If you are interested in hearing more about it this position, please apply with your most recent CV or contact Iain Shanley on 0131 370 9191 for more information about the role. By applying for this role, you are agreeing to be registered with us in accordance with our T&C’s/Privacy Policy.