Food Production & Labour Planner (Fresh Produce)

National PMP
£25000 - £27000/annum Negotiable / DOE
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cordant Recruitment are working in partnership with a industry renowned fresh food produce business based in Lincolnshire recruiting for an experienced Food Production & Labour Planner (Fresh Produce)

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an "employer of choice" that really cares about its people offering real career progression in a vibrant working atmosphere.

This role would suit an individual that is working in one of the following positions; Production Planner, Labour Planner, Stock Planner, Inventory Planner, Production Controller role or very similar with the fresh produce / food sector.

If the above sounds like you then this could be just the role you have been looking for, please read on..............

Food Production & Labour Planner (Fresh Produce) Job Description:

Shifts: PM Shift working 2pm - 10pm, Monday to Friday

Accountabilities of the Role Holder:

* To plan and organise manufacturing volumes throughout the shift in the most cost effective way, ensuring Company procedures are adhered to and customer specifications are met.
* To plan and organise staffing levels to complete forecasted volumes, by acting as key liaison with labour providers and flagging overtime requirements with Team Managers where necessary.
* To communicate packing of product and volume to Procurement and Business Units.
* To ensure the correct product is packed as per the customer order and specification.
* To ensure non-effective costs (re-work) is removed from the process.
* To ensure communication and handover to team partners.
* To ensure correct product and materials are utilised as per the BOM and report any inaccuracies to the relevant manager.
* To support the Logistics team ensuring accuracy of on-time vehicle departure.
* To ensure communication and handover to team partners
* To learn about and undertake Prophet Job creation and allocation of stock to jobs.
* To actively promote best practice in relation to Hygiene, Health & Safety standards and good housekeeping and support the Company's efforts to minimize its environmental impact and adopt environmental best practice.
* To look to identify areas of improvement, opportunity and innovation and communicate these to the relevant personnel.
* To ensure Prophet job creation and allocation of stock to jobs.
* To keep up to date with the production system and any continuous improvements, ie model zone, 5S, root cause etc.

Desired Skills:

* Previous Production Planning, Labour Planning or Stock Planning experience within a food company
* Previous Food Industry Experience, Fresh Produce experience would be a distinct advantage
* Strong Communication Skills - Over the telephone, email & face to face
* Strong Numeracy & Literacy Skills
* Computer Literacy Skills
* Financial Awareness
* Change Orientated
* Quality Conscious
* Organised

IT Requirements:

* Microsoft Outlook Outlook - Excel & Word Experience
* Experience of using Prophet or other ERP / WMS systems would be benefitial

This role is commutable from; Spalding, Holbeach, Long Sutton, Peterborough, Newark, Lincoln, Sleaford, Boston, Wisbech, Horncastle, Grantham & other neighbouring areas


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