Production Planner

  • Job Reference: 00000006-1
  • Date Posted: 21 February 2018
  • Location: North Yorkshire, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £27,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: holiday, pension and benefits
  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Planner the purpose of this role is to ensure accurate production plans are created in a timely manner that hit targets on customer service, waste & operational efficiency. Targets are to achieve 100% service OTIF, whilst meeting quality standards.

Responsible for:

  • To produce the production plans for all operational departments based on stock, customer demand and operational capability.
  • To ensure all of the area plans are confirmed and communicated within the allotted timescales
  • To assist the Senior Planner and Planning Manager with any ad hoc reports, investigations as and when required.
  • To ensure maintenance of the relevant systems and files.
  • To produce production and stock reports as and when required.
  • To release stock held at external warehouses to meet customer demand and liaise with our Logistics Team.
  • To carry out stock discrepancy investigations if identified.
  • Support NPD and Engineering by releasing production time to them without compromising customer availability or operational efficiency.

The person

·  Previous planning/scheduling experience in a fast moving environment preferred

·  Good communication and strong organisational skills

·  Comfortable working with numerical data and calculations

·  Be able to prioritise, manage deadlines and make decisions in time pressured situations

·  Proactive team focussed approach

·  Good problem-solving skills

·  Effective and clear communication both internal and external

·  Proactive and tenacious approach to problem solving

·  Computer literacy, Microsoft Office and Excel skills

·  Knowledge of Food Quality and Health & Safety standards

The offer:

On offer is a salary up to £27,500 + holiday, pension and benefits