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Planner, Kent

£24,000 - £26,000 GBP per annum plus Benefits package


REF: SAH896204

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An excellent career development opportunity to join one of Kent’s premier food manufacturing facilities. Want to know more?...

A great opportunity for a Planner to join a large manufacturing business that can offer flexible working and growth.

Shift Hours: 05.30 – 15.30 (Off site days have flexibility)

Shift Pattern: four on two off Shift Pattern (two days at site, two days at home)

If you are an experienced Production Planner you could join this small, dynamic, fast-paced planning team that is the heart of the factory. If you are experienced in food manufacturing planning and can handle the pressure and demands of fast-paced, short shelf-life products, and ever-changing customer needs we want to hear from you!

The role of a Production Planner is highly rewarding, knowing that without you products would not make it to major UK customers on time. The business is vast and diverse so can open the doors to many career opportunities. You will be working shifts, these will be a mix of on-site and working from home, with flexibility around hours, working to schedule the production plan for a complex factory with a premium customer. Scheduling product to the lines, on time, and adapting production plans to daily changes will require a cool head under pressure, excellent communication skills and planning systems experience.


  • Create and issue production plans aiming to hit 100% customer service levels at all times.
  • Plan internal / external stock storage ensuring fluid communication throughout the supply chain and with customers
  • Plan and raise materials orders
  • Attend daily production and planning meetings and contribute to identifying risks and making improvements short and long-term

To be considered for the role you will need:

  • Have previous experience of working in a planning department
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems efficiently
  • You will show advanced Excel skills and will be able to learn planning systems quickly

Do not miss out on the opportunity for interview - apply today!

REF. SAH896204

Tel: +44 (0)1625 560778

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