Production Planner & Scheduler

  • Manufacturing
  • Callington

Job Information

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No. of Openings :

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Job Description

We are recruiting for a Production Planner & Scheduler to direct and control the manufacturing process through the effective utilisation and co-ordination of resources and materials. Provide effective and timely plans, act as a focal point for communication within the business and safeguard customer service externally and internally at optimum cost to the business. Helping to resolve issues in the Supply Chain end to end that impact performance improvements. This will be on a rotating shift 5 in 7 days – 7:30 to 16:00.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Compile the Production of Finished Goods in Board A
  • Compile the daily schedules for Prep, Production and Packing
  • Balance capacity daily and within a 2 week daily capacity view
  • Generate effective plans based on predefined (de-fault) plans that minimise planned downtime
  • Monitor Despatch stocks and date life and rectify discrepancies
  • Act as guardian for customer service and communicate to the business daily and weekly
  • Generate and communicate the Planning KPI Dashboard for service, conformance to plan and finished goods waste
  • Contact commercial managers to request concessions or to advise on service failures
  • Assist in FG’s stock control, picking up ongoing issues and resolving these with the relevant parties in Despatch and the business
  • Generate the 14 day plan
  • Coordinate exceptional activity such as product trials, promotional packaging, samples and production with 3rd Parties
  • Undertake handover to nightshift bakery team
  • Conduct Data analysis able to plot trends and spot opportunities
  • Assist in the development training documentation including training programs and training delivery to other team members

Essential Experience / Qualifications and Attributes Required:

  • Experience within a food Manufacturing environment – Essential
  • All core training and core procedures
  • Excel to advanced level
  • All relevant site/area policies, procedures and practices (Including customer specific codes of practice)
  • Literate and Numerate to GCSE Pass standard
  • Use of Aurora / System 21

If you are have the relevant experience and are looking for a new challenge, please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button.

For an informal chat about this position please call Geraldine Ives on 01752 252533.