Production Planner

Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000
Location: Eye
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 906858
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Job Summary

Main tasks will include but not limited to:

  • Issue daily production plans to the factory.
  • Work alongside Sales to review customer forecasts and orders.
  • Ensure availability to the customer while not exceeding the stock holding targets.
  • Regular communication with customers and suppliers regarding short and long-term requirements, availability and delivery schedules.
  • Review promotional plans and seasonal uplifts, advising on capacity issues and potential shortfalls.
  • Monitoring stock levels and ordering materials from third party suppliers.

Job Type / Category

  • Planning
  • Operations
  • Food Manufacturing
  • FMCG

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience of working in a similar planning function within the FMCG/Food industry.
  • Be competent with Microsoft Office, with a good knowledge of Excel.
  • Able to work in a fast moving and challenging environment, while remaining calm under pressure.
  • Highly organised with a good attention to detail


  • Shifts worked are Monday to Friday, with flexibility around working hours required (early starts in particular)
  • On-site canteen serving hot and cold food and drinks


Contact Jody Collings to talk about this role on 01473 259923