Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J893862_1513870157
Contact Name: martin willemsen
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 21, 2017 15:29

Job Description

Looking to recruit a Production Planning for a FMCG operation based in Preston.

Position is to plan manufacturing and packing schedules in line with sales forecasts ensuring

That the optimum level of stock is maintained and SOP & GMP principles are followed

  • Provide accurate, relevant and timely information and reports for Team Leaders,
  • To operate and maintain the planning system software in use for the manufacture and packing of bulk and finished goods.
  • To formulate packing and manufacturing schedules on a weekly and monthly basis to maintain the finished goods stocks.
  • Plan and monitor stock levels to ensure stock is maintained at an agreed level and value.
  • To calculate material requirements and communicate these to the Buyer so that they can be purchased at least 3 months in advance.
  • To produce short, medium and long term utilisation figures for all packing and manufacturing equipment.
  • To generate and check product artwork, inc' own label, as required
  • To liaise with the Buyer, Sales, Technical and Operations as a whole, to ensure the production schedules are maintained.
  • To communicate well with the Buyer to ensure requirements are understood.
  • To be flexible and adaptable and assist other team members as required to help ensure targets are met.

Our Client is looking for a permanent role as the business continuous growth year on year, career prospects are good.