Ellesmere Port, UK

Assistant Planner

Thu 02/11/2017

JOB TYPE: Permanent

This employer is an internationally recognised multi-site FMCG Company. Innovation and Brands are at the heart of everything they do aligned with significant local and international growth.

The Role:
Based from our Ellesmere Port site the role will offer an opportunity to work within a busy planning environment.

Main Duties as Follows:
• Co-ordinate review and manage production plans for Growing Media, Bark and Professional lines daily
• Liaise with operations to ensure necessary labour, materials and capacity are available to meet demands
• Reporting to process control manager to resolve any discrepancies and verify daily figures
• Reviewing and monitoring work schedules and capacity planning systems to identify capacity constraints and bottlenecks
• Resolving issues in a timely manner to prevent delays in the shipment of good to the customers

Additional Duties:
• Daily production, management meetings
• Daily stock checks
• Re-work figures reporting these costs to Process Control Manager
• Continuous forecast reviews to enable accurate production planning
• Managing Data and relevant documentation
• Monitor stock, raising Purchase Orders with suppliers where necessary
• Escalate issues with the production plan to Process control manager
• Agree with Process control manager on Ferts Chems requirements
• Attend a weekly meetings regarding requirements for the coming week
• Involved in the stock take of finished goods at Ellesmere Port

Essential Criteria:
• A minimum of 5GCSE’s including Maths English Grade C or above;
• Previous experience in a busy planning assistant role is desirable;
• Experience of working to targets/deadlines;
• Ability to problem solve under pressure;
• Excellent Interpersonal Skills;
• Ability to work under minimum supervision;
• Proficient in Microsoft Office programs;
• Strong Excel skills;
• Excellent data processing skills - speed accuracy;
• Excellent communication organisational skills;
• Methodical, logical and possess excellent attention to detail.

Salary: Competitive

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter for this Assistant Planner role.

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