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  • Location:

    Durham, County Durham

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £34000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gabi Rackauskaite

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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We are currently working with an exciting, world's leading FMCG business on a Production Planner role to join their team based in their manufacturing site in Teesside. You will oversee capacity and capabilities planning, assess line efficiencies and plan for seasonal demands. In this role, you will have an opportunity to build strong relationships and work cross-functionally with different stakeholders - as well as drive improvements and make an impact.

This role is perfect if you are looking to start your career in supply chain or continue within production planning - as it will give great exposure to different areas of operations and will offer opportunities multiple routes to new opportunities.

About the role:

  • Consolidate and validate the market sales forecasts

  • Determine and develop new line configurations in line with customer demands

  • Maintain data on SAP to reflect accurate SKUs, current stock and efficiencies.

  • Review production plans to ensure it is in line with factory's capabilities.

  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure smooth running of the operations.

About you:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Able to build relationships

  • Great organization and prioritization skills

  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn

  • Strong analytical skills (ideally knowledge of SAP)

  • Experience in an operational role / graduate trainee programme

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.