This exciting brand have ambitious plans for both growth and innovation. A new position has been created within the team for a proactive Production Planner who is ready for a challenge with a passionate and vibrant brand.
As a key member of this lively team you’ll play an instrumental role in ensuring stock levels are kept constant through the supply chain for all production lines produced by the overseas manufacturing site. With a strong focus on impeccable customer service you’ll be managing weekly production plans, minimising raw materials waste and maximising production efficiencies to ensure the highest quality products at the best costs for all parties. You’ll use your forecasting expertise and analysis skills to put in place successful plans to accommodate seasonal fluctuations and promotional uplifts. In addition you’ll work closely with internal teams including Production and Commercial where you’ll be compiling daily production schedules as well as conducting ongoing analysis to ensure accurate forecasting for up and coming product launches.
We are looking for a confident and proactive professional with relevant qualifications coupled with experience in forecasting and demand planning in an FMCG food manufacturing environment. A good level of IT literacy is essential, particularly with Excel. You’ll have a keen eye for detail coupled with an analytical and organised approach as well as a good understanding of planning and procurement procedures. First class communication skills are essential as you’ll have regular dealings with internal colleagues and key customer contacts at all business levels. You’ll also need great project management and numeracy skills in order to achieve success in this diverse role.
If you have a passion for food and the drive to attain the best results in a fast paced environment then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.
Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.