Manufacturing Planner / Scheduler



Responsibility for the creation and communication of factory production plans, with the goal of achieving 100% service level at least cost. The Planner will have responsibility for weekly capacity planning and for ensuring service levels are protected while ensuring stock levels are kept to a minimum. Reporting to the Senior Planner the Planner will:



The role:


  • To gain a full understanding of food production planning
  • Contribute to reviews of proposed new products and specifications particularly regarding effect on product availability, production patterns and scheduling
  • Undertake projects or investigations as requested relevant to area of responsibility and/or career development
  • Liaise with sister sites to ensure best utilisation of resources
  • Liaise with Purchasing to ensure correct supply of resource to department
  • Handle additions/amendments during the shift and update production schedules where necessary
  • Enter orders into the computer model to update requirements



The ideal candidate:


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skills particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Strong ability to prioritise tasks and to work under pressure
  • The ability to use one’s own initiative and remain focused
  • An ability to work as part of a team and in an individual
  • Possess excellent attention to detail, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ideally previous experience in a planning environment using ERP or an MRP




A competitive remuneration and benefits package is available for the right candidate and details are available on request.



To find out more, please submit a comprehensive CV which should clearly demonstrate how you are suited to this role, including your remuneration expectations through the link here. Alternatively, please call 028 3025 2407 or Greg Quinn 07900 361608 in strict confidence.


Reference :
CMA 1669
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