Production Planner

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Production Planner

Alexander Steele Recruitment have a fantastic new role with a great Food Manufacturing business in Suffolk, who want to add a Production Planner to bolster the existing planning team. This well established business supplies multiple major Uk retailers with positive growth projected moving forward. For this role you will be expected to work Monday to Friday on a permanent basis and my client will pay £25,000 to £30,000 as a basic salary depending on your level of your experience. The Production Planner will be an integral part of the business and supporting the recent growth, you will be responsible for: Monitoring the daily schedule ensuring that production departments are adhering to planned quantity and sequence. To re-schedule production as required ensuring delivery of the plan. To communicate and issue the daily production & material control plans through the planning systems. To adjust planned quantities as necessary. To determine and continuously improve target stockholding levels for materials and packaging through lead time, minimum order quantity, residency and storage capacity. To produce accurate and timely Planning & Manufacturing performance reports. To communicate service issues internally and externally. To continuously improve schedule delivery through liaison with production departments and shop floor presence. To monitor stocks and usage, assist with material ordering and deliveries. Ideally will have: At least 1- 2 years experience as a production planner within an FMCG / food manufacturing business. Must have knowledge of Production Planning systems Excellent level of English language skills both verbal & written Excellent PC Skills such as Microsoft Office & MS Excel If you think this is the role for you please apply with an up to date CV. For more information please contact Tracey on 0131 370 9191 / 07837 566646 or email tracey.fleming@alexandersteele.com