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Production Planner, 6 months FTC, Cambridgeshire

£28,000 - £29,000 GBP per annum (Pro rata)


REF: RKP896176

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Immediate start available for an experienced Production Planner with a background in Food Manufacturing. Six months to start with the chance to go permanent.

We are currently supporting one of the most well-established Food Manufacturers in Europe in their search for a confident and capable Production Planner.

Based at one of their flagship Cambridgeshire sites this role is on a six-month full-time contract basis and therefore requires someone who can start immediately.

Reporting into the Planning Manager this role will serve a crucial purpose in the Supply Chain. Supporting to deliver the demand and production plans, supporting customers and ensuring needs are met. This role offers a brilliant opportunity for the right person to make an immediate impact on the company.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Supporting in the delivery of the Production and Supply Plans
  • Supporting with control of Raw Materials and Packaging supply
  • Responsibilities for ensuring the production lines are planned and managed for maximum efficiency
  • Working with other departments to produce accurate reports on materials, production rates and supply chain delivery
  • Supporting the NPD teams in development and delivery of new projects
  • Managing redundant stocks

The duties and responsibilities of this role offer a real opportunity for exposure to many areas of the company and a chance to effect change and develop relationships quickly.

In order to apply for this role, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Previous experience within a Production Planning role within a FMCG or Food Manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge and confidence of Planning Systems (SAP) is a MUST
  • Strong MS Suite and Excel Skills
  • Excellent organisation, planning and time management skills
  • A proactive approach to your work with a confident communication style
  • Due to the location of the site own transport and the ability to work from site is essential

In return our client is offering the chance to come into a world leading company and make an instant impact. A strong package and the opportunity to transition into a permanent role.

REF. RKP896176

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