Junior Production Planner

Posted 25 August 2022
Salary Up to £25000 per annum
LocationNorthern Ireland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineFood Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NamePaul Muir

Job description

Junior Planner | South Armagh | circa £25k

Vickerstock are proud Recruitment Partners of a highly progressive Food Manufacturing client based in South Armagh with the appointment of a Junior Planner for their expanding Team.

As the Junior Planner your core responsibility will be to plan, schedule and purchase ingredients and packaging from suppliers in line with production demand.

A typical day as Junior Planner:

  • Work with suppliers to ensure efficient delivery of materials
  • Communicate with other stakeholders (Warehouse, Quality, Production etc.) regarding material availability, deliveries and schedules.
  • Meet key inventory and material planning metrics
  • Monitoring supplier quality and delivery performance
  • Assure problems relating to delivery, quality or pricing are promptly conveyed to the vendor and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, co-ordinating and backflushing of the master schedule
  • Manage supply and stock control of materials, sub-assemblies etc,
  • Manage Inventory utilising ERP stock management systems.
  • Complete weekly stock counts, advising the account manager of potential stock outs or shortages and identifying slow moving materials
  • Perform other office duties

Your essential ingredients:

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Office particularly excel
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • A pro-active can-do attitude
  • Diligent, organised and ambitious
  • A background in food would be preferable however not essential

Get in touch:

Sound like the career move you've been after and would like to hear more, pick up the phone to me now on T 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV - in Word format - via the link on the page.

If this opportunity doesn't quite get the taste buds flowing but like me you are passionate about food, let's get a chat and see how I can help grow your career.