Production Planner

Food & Drink Manufacturing
£25000 - £32000 per annum

Job description

Production Planner / Materials Planner / Trainee Production Planner Role.
25-30k doe.
Woodbridge, Suffolk

Are you analytical, good with numbers and using excel?

If you'd like to use these skills in a great family food manufacturing business this maybe something for you...

We are looking to hire a Production Planner, in this key role you'll be looking after stock levels required to produce the amazing products they offer.

Working to the production output needs you'll need to monitor and make stock available on a day to day basis to deliver the orders for the customers needs.

Utilising good numerical skills and checking off volume, quantities as required to the batch sizes will be completed a week in advance and you'll be key to developing a smooth supply chain and assisting production teams by having all the right elements just in time.

You'll be in regular communication with the sales and commercial teams in the business who will advise you on incoming orders and then all over to you to plan away and be the vital link to the production floor via the MRP system.

The company have been trading for well over 15 years now. Producing a range of high quality sauces, snacks and other produce using the finest UK produce to achieve great results.

You'll join a friendly a welcoming environment and supportive team.


We are looking for strong organisational and planning skills.

You'll be good at interpreting data from excel and really be able to tell a story from the numbers and with this quickly understand situations arising and react to these to ensure a smooth process.

Any planning background is advantageous here but by no means essential. The role equally could work well for someone outside of planning experience all together who is keen to learn a trade.

So what we looking for : -

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong excel and numerical skills

Advantageous skills/knowledge : -

  • FMCG Manufacturing experience
  • Production / Materials Planning experience

All in all if you have the excel and the organisation mindset we require then we look forward to your application.

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