Interim Senior Production and Materials Planner

16 Feb 2019
24 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Interim Senior Production & Materials Planner

Location: Crewe area

Negotiable hourly and day rate - target £150.00 - £225.00 per day

This is an opportunity for someone who is passionate about production planning to join a small supply chain team at a medium-sized food manufacturing site. This role will enable you to develop your understanding of their food supply chain and operating within a food manufacturing environment. This site has medium sized site where you be involved in planning and materials management. SKU Variability is challenging - you can provide an interim production planning service, as you know you like a challenge!"

Role: To efficiently manage the production schedule and third-party distributors, producing daily and weekly, ensuring continuous production in our factory.

Key elements of this role will involve:

* Create and issue weekly production plans to our departments in a timely manner

* Support the Supply Chain Manager with the introduction and roll out of scheduling

* Work with the team leaders to identify opportunities to identify efficiency opportunities and converting these into our production


* Inventory agreed

* Delivery times

* Forecasting accuracy

* Production Scheduling

* JIT Stock Availability

You’ll have:

* Excellent organisational skills with a high level of attention to detail – with the ability to manipulate, analyse and report data effectively

FMCG or food planning experience preferred, 2 years plus, although we will consider fast paced manufacturing as this is really about the skill set.

* A 'team player' attitude - we are one family!

* The ability to work collaboratively with a people centred approach

* Strong IT skills, specifically Excel

* The ability to multitask and problem solve – it’s a small team, you will have a flexible and wide-ranging role – you will own your own plan!

Material planning understanding to fulfil raw material supply to achieve the plan

Experience of using an MRP system

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