Planner (Shift work)


Launceston, United Kingdom
Job Type
Dependent upon experience

We are currently taking applications for a Supply Chain Planner role for a food manufacturers in North Cornwall. This production facility is currently looking to recruit into their Planning team, on a four on, four off shift pattern during day time hours.   Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring production plans are completed in line with customer requirements, specifications and deadlines whilst taking into account the most effective cost and labour considerations.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated Planner to join the team. The principle duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Manage the forecast and production plans
  • Play an active role within the planning team to help support the business goals and objectives
  • Collate business & customer forecast for the planning system, driving a production plan for the bakery to achieve, minimising waste, idle labour and deliver 100% service
  • Plan for Raw material and packaging usage
  • Work closely with the Materials Planner to ensure the right materials are available for Production
  • Attend project meetings to ensure launches are met on time and in full
  • Supply chain planning for distribution
  • Plan and schedule daily production plan
  • Seasonal & promotions planning for peak periods

The successful candidate will have/possess:

  • Production planning experience is essential
  • Commercially focused
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Forecasting /customer demand experience
  • Good stock management experience
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills with the ability to deliver alternative solutions
  • The ability to work flexible hours in line with business needs
  • Good written and verbal skills with the ability to present data in a clear and concise manner. Proficient use of Word and Excel, advanced Excel knowledge would be an advantage

In return for your skills, we offer a flexible working pattern, competitive rates of pay and a very attractive and generous benefits package.


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