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Production Planner (12 month FTC)

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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Oliver Williams

  • Contact email:

    oliver.williams@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14175/001_1623151412

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-08

Pod are excited to have partnered up with a healthy food and snacks manufacturer who are on the hunt for a Production Planner to join their team for a 12-month fixed term contract. They are based in Middlesex, but you will only be required in the office twice a week!

In this role, you will be in charge of managing the production plan for a range of 200 SKUs across UK and EU facilities, whilst maintaining optimal stock availability and monitoring supply chain performance.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced supply/production planner to join a company with excellent corporate investment and a real drive for sustainability and healthy eating!

Responsibilities

In this role, you will…

  • Manage production scheduling for 200 SKUs in 3 formats and two EU territories

  • Analyse and update the weekly MRP plan

  • Produce a mid-term capacity plan for manufacturing facilities

  • Liaise closely with internal supply chain & logistics departments to ensure a smooth factory operation

  • Manage stock availability and rotation

  • Minimise ingredient wastage

Requirements

In this role, you will need…

  • 2+ years' experience in a food supply/production planning role

  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and analytical ability

  • Ability to multi-task and work under a high-pressure environment

  • Problem solving skills and proactivity

  • Fantastic communication skills

Could this be your next opportunity? Let me know by applying or sending a CV to oliver.williams@pod-talent.com!

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.