Production Planner

Undisclosed Company
Witney, Oxfordshire
£21000 - £23000 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2019

Production Planner required to join a leading supplier of fresh foods. The role is a key support role to the Packing Centre's production management team. You will be required to work on a continental day shift pattern.

Role Responsibilities

As part of this role the candidate will be required to:

  • Collate and report the day's orders (entering
  • stock & sales)
  • Report Packing Centre information to central operations
  • Ensure the production team has the information they require to plan production
  • Ensure ungraded is in place to achieve sales and model intakes/usages going forward
  • Control promotional planning within the packing centre
  • Coordinate inter-packing centre packing/transfers to achieve business objectives
  • Focus on the key performance indicators (KPIs) identified by the Production Shift Manager, and work towards achieving and surpassing agreed targets
  • Assist Machine Controllers in planning production runs to minimise waste, maximise product life, meet customer dispatch times, and achieve the best possible throughout (taking into account any relevant production constraints
  • Be mindful of product quality, integrity and traceability. Ensure work is completed to a high-standard, and all necessary documentation is complete
  • Ensure production reporting and admin -- as identified by the Production Shift Manager -- is complete, up-to-date, and accurate
  • Identify areas of inefficiency and waste. In agreement with the Production Shift Manager, implement and review the agreed change
  • To be "audit-ready" at all times, ensure that site hygiene, health & safety and document control are in line with customer specifications and always up to date

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Experience within a similar environment
  • Professional, friendly and welcoming approach
  • Good understanding of English both verbal and written
  • Ability to work under pressure and independently with minimal supervision

This is a full time and permanent role with a salary of between £21,000- £23,000 dependant on experience, you will also receive the following benefits:

  • Stakeholder Pension
  • Purchase Staff foods at reduced rate
  • Perkbox - offers a range of discounted items including cinema tickets, free drink of your choice per month from High Street Coffee Retailer, free mobile phone insurance
  • Sick Pay Scheme above statutory minimum, increasing with length of service (after qualifying period).

Please apply online or contact Lianne for more details.