Production Planner - FMCG Job in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England - The Sterling Choice
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Production Planner – FMCG - Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England

2022-06-06T16:23:29+00:00 2022-07-06T16:23:29+00:00 The Sterling Choice �£28k - 32k per year + Benefits per annum

Production Planner - FMCG


Salary – Circa 30-32k (doe) + benefits

Certain industries, markets and above all others have seen positive growth throughout the pandemic despite various challenges and this is one such success story.

Looking at a business with huge capacity for further development and demand for their products and a key hire to enable this will be the appointment for a superb Planner.

Is this you?...  

  • Great at problem solving – you thrive on finding solutions not problems.
  • Amazing initiative to produce good ideas & adapt.
  • Can interpret data – you spot things quickly.
  • Excel whizz – you’re the got to for any spreadsheet need.
  • Takes ownership of your work.
  • Wants rewards and progression.

What’s it all about?...

Our Planner will be working within the Production function and forms a key role setting daily, weekly plans. Utilising the right production plant & labour available

Forecasting is your guide and you’ll be completing these approx. 12 weeks ahead.

Communicating with the commercial teams you’ll establish customer orders, any changes in demand and behaviours.

You’ll also own the packaging supply, ensuring stock levels are at the right levels & working with suppliers.

The products involved carry a short self-life, so your accuracy and planning are vital to pull all elements together.

Key areas of responsibility: -

  • Production Planning
  • Raw Materials Planning


What you will need to be successful here...

The key thing here is about mindset – you’ll be the type of character with high levels of attention to detail, able to & enjoys working with complex data sets with a logical & analytical approach.

Previous experience is not required as a production planner but of course welcomed.

You'll need to be a good communicator and be confident enough to voice your plans and innovative solutions.

Essential requirements

  • Excel skills – intermediate level
  • Loves working with data
  • Analytical & logical thinker
  • Flexible to assist in holiday/absence cover when required – one team mentality

Desirable experience

  • Planning – from a manufacturing setting
  • FMCG Industry from a supply chain or administration function
  • Planning/ERP Based software knowledge

Should you have the required experience and would love an opportunity to out these to good use in an environment that encourages forward think then we look forward to your application and discussing the merits of this role further.

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