Site Production Planner

Site Production Planner
Are you looking for that next challenge in your career?

Do you have production planning experience within an FMCG Environment?

Do you want to join a market leading artisan food business?

MacGregor Black are partnering with a Leading Artisan Branded Food Manufacturer on the search for a Production Planner. This role based in Swindon.

As a Production Planner you will ensure the products are manufactured and delivered effectively, efficiently, on-time, to specification and in a cost-effective manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To plan the production of finished goods to fulfil orders and stock requirements.
  • Liaise with procurement/production/operations manager and sales
  • Translate the long term demand plan into a daily / weekly / monthly production schedule in line with standard operating efficiencies and agreed stock holdings.
  • Advise production of labour requirements to achieve the production plan.
  • Liaise with the material planner to ensure sufficient raw materials / packaging are in place to fulfil the production plan.
  • Report and monitor production KPI’s vs standard: plan attainment, labour, waste, OEE.
  • Clear communication and escalation of issues in a timely manner to ensure that these are brought to resolution so that Service Level is not affected, or unavoidable shortages are proactively communicated to affected customers.

What are we looking for?

  • Experience of production planning intakes within an FMCG environment, ideally food.
  • Excellent communication skills, both internally and externally. Can communicate effectively whether in person, by phone, e-mail or other media.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and/or SAP (or similar ERP systems)
  • Good Microsoft excel skills
  • A proactive approach to tasks. Tackles problems in a timely manner and escalates where necessary to ensure these are overcome.
  • Ability to quickly learn and willing to bridge knowledge gaps where needed
Please contact Mark Lancaster for more information.
United Kingdom
Rob Blackburn

Rob Blackburn

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