£30k + Benefits
delighted to assist our client, a global FMCG Manufacturer and Distributor, in
their search for a Production Planner at their site close to March,
Cambridgeshire. Reporting into the Production Planning Manager, you will be
responsible for the planning of production by individual line numbers SKUs, in
order to ensure orders are completed on time and as efficiently as possible.
Planner, you will be expected to:
Monitor current raw material stock holding levels against forecasted
short term order volumes.
Maintaining the accuracy of the raw material and
packaging MRP’s as appropriate.
Maintaining excellent customer service levels
internally and externally.
Communicating effectively with all key
Ensuring that production schedules match the availability
of raw materials.
Minimising waste of raw materials.
Deliver core daily tasks to support with the
delivery of the Planning KPI measures including:
Site stock availability.
Updating the MRP and ERP
systems with all forecasts and monitoring the sales vs the forecasts and making
necessary adjustments with suppliers and production schedules.
Planning ahead covering
range changes and peaks for raw materials and packaging.
Reviewing daily/weekly forecasts
and highlighting anomalies.
Plan the production lines and allocate labour
against available capacity in order to ensure that orders are completed on time
and as efficiently as possible
Candidate for Production Planner:
Experience in a similar role within FMCG
Proficient at using IT systems, with a good working
knowledge of Microsoft Excel package.
Experience with an ERP System.
Excellent communication skills
Excellent numerical and literacy skills
Accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Ability to work under pressure and with own initiative
Excellent problem solving and analysis skills.
Apply now for immediate consideration.
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