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Date Added: Wed 25/10/2023

Production Planner

Wellingborough, NN8, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £25000 - £35000/annum

Our client based in Wellingborough require a Production Planner to join their team.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager with responsibility for production planning of finished and semi-finished goods and arranging inter-site stock replenishment. The Planner will build a strong working relationship with supply chain team and production to control the smooth and cost-effective movement of materials and finished products.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
To ensure that daily and weekly plans are determined and issued in a timely manner.
Monthly capacity and labour analysis to highlight potential medium to long term constraints and suggest appropriate action.
Responsible for generating daily / weekly labour plans that optimise efficiency, minimise cost (yield loss) and satisfy customer demands, making sure all plans are agreed with shift managers.
On-going monitoring of finished goods and raw material stocks that targets zero write-off; where risks occur, dealing with all the relevant key stakeholders to minimise waste.
Ensuring factory part finished stock is in line with targets and any residual stock which is suitable for sale is highlighted.
Closely working with Demand Planner/ Supply Chain Manager to ensure accurate forecasts are received and challenged where appropriate working collaboratively to hone the forecast to an agreed accuracy making sure site systems are updated accordingly.
Ensure systems data integrity for both bought in and manufactured goods including minimum order quality, minimum stock levels, multiple order quantity, cases per hour, lead time. Conduct frequent reviews of master date.
Regular communication with Customer Services highlighting any potential service issues in the short and medium term, devising mitigation strategies where possible.
Agreeing, reviewing, and reporting regularly against key performance indicators.
Responsible for all stock management and replenishment of warehouse.
Compliance with and promotion of all employment, health and safety, data protection, food safety and quality as well as customer and trade standards.
Promote a strong customer service ethos within the company, working to exceed customer expectations.
Drive continuous improvement through direct areas of responsibility and influence positive business change.
Operate as an effective member of the supply chain team to help one another push the boundaries of business performance.
You may be required to work in any area of the company where work exists for which you possess the necessary skills and/or be prepared to undergo training as required by the company.Essential attributes:
IT literate.
A can-do attitude.
Attention to detail.
Great communication skills.
Planning experience (preferable).Benefits:
Free parking.
Gym membership.
On-site parking.Schedule:
Day shift - Monday to FridayExperience:
Production Planning: 1 year (preferred)
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