Production Planner

10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role – Production Planner
Salary – £23,000- £27,000
Location – Cornwall

Ready to be part of a great team and take your career to the next level? Do you have a logical mind, experience in planning and eager to join a very successful food manufacturer?

With their innovative and developing business, this factory based in the Cornwall/ Devon area has had a lot of success over the years and are currently undergoing lots of positive change in order to become an even stronger business. The products produced are well loved and high quality and therefore require a skilled and experienced planner to help support the production team to ensure continued success and results consistently. This role is therefore an essential part of their challenge to be at the top of what they do in a very competitive market. Are you their next member of the planning team?

The Production Planner will:
• Maintain internal systems and monitor stock levels and wastage.
• Manage the production and forecast plans
• Plan for packaging and raw material usage
• Work with internal teams to ensure success
• Contribute to project and forecast meetings.
• Build effective relationships with team.

The successful candidate will have experience in the food or drinks industry and in a relevant role such as a production planner, materials planner, materials controller or similar supply chain focused role.

If this planning opportunity is what you have been looking to step into, and you have a proven track record of successfully maintaining schedules and lowering stock write-off’s within the food manufacturing environment- do not hesitate to apply for this opportunity with this exciting food business in the area.

It will also be advantageous, but not essential, to have experience working with major UK retailers or foodservice customers. You will also need to have a confident but calm approach to tasks and bring a positive energy to the workplace.

This role will be commutable from places in many places in Devon and Cornwall such as Plymouth, Okehampton, Launceston, Bodmin and St Austell.

To apply for the role please click apply or alternatively contact Caroline at Zest on (Apply online only) or get in contact via email at

Zest are specialist recruiters within the food and drink manufacturing industry and Caroline looks after roles within Operations, Supply Chain and Production such as Production Managers, Production Planners, Demand Planners, Supply Chain Managers or Operations Managers

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