Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Production Planner, Norfolk

Location: East Anglia

County / State: Norfolk

Job type: Permanent

Category: Planning, Supply Chain

Reference: ZEG893928

Consultant: Zoe Gmaj

Start date: Asap

Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 per annum (Depending on Experience)


Boutique confectionery manufacturer based in the heart of Norfolk seeks experienced Production Planner - find your "sweet spot"...

Job Description

Once you have visited this place, you won't want to leave! Healthy, organic, dairy free, gluten free, right on trend, natural and booming -

this is a true story of business growth, continued success and expansion and now it's time to write your own story...

This is your opportunity to be part of a small but growing team making luxurious, high-end branded products. A product range you can really be proud of; with technical integrity, exquisite ingredients and exceptional quality. Your role as planner will be integral to ensure all ingredients are present, available and ready for daily production - without you - these treats that spark joy would not be possible!!

As an employee you can enjoy great work facilities, including purpose built lunch canteen area, with indoor and outdoor facilities (there is even a BBQ area - due to be lit again very soon!!), regular social activities, investment in personal development, training and well-being all contribute to the friendly, warm and happy team environment you experience as you go around, real employee satisfaction! A large number of the staff are currently on training courses and this is supported and encouraged to help development.

Did I also mention the working hours help ?! This role is 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday not your standard food factory at all!

So much to say, I have almost forgotten you will be here to do a job!!...Responsibilities of the Planner will be as follows:

  • Production planning of two departments
  • Stock checks and reconciliation
  • Data and reporting on shortages, OTIF, ordering etc.
  • Communication with production teams, procurement and sales
  • Optimise stock availability and customer service levels
  • Maximise production efficiencies

If you like a varied environment, where you can muck-in and help others; you are a strong communicator and have demonstrable Production Planning experience coupled with strong Excel skills we want to hear from you. The ability to influence, innovate and be pro-active are all skills that would be highly beneficial.

Apply today!

REF. ZEG893928 By Focus Management

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