Production Planner

Posted 12 September 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NamePaul Muir

Job description

Vickerstock are delighted to be working alongside a Food Manufacturing/FMCG Employer of Choice - with a proud history of developing brilliant food - on the appointment of a Production Planner to join their supply chain team in their Enniskillen Site.

Company values are at the heart of this business and drive everything they do. And culminate into their vision to be the best and most respected company in their industry. This is a great opportunity is you are wanting to develop yourself within the supply chain in FMCG.

What we have to offer:

  • Monday to Friday, 9-5, early finish on Friday
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme with employer matched contributions up to a max of 10%
  • Life Assurance 6 x Life
  • Individual private health care
  • Discounted retail vouchers

Your day to day as Production Planner:

  • You will be required to schedule all site activity and ensure schedules are sufficient to deliver customer service level targets.
  • Document planning standards, raise standards, and confirm standard work daily.
  • Create and maintain master performance data sets for all SKUs and all processes.
  • Identify key problems areas and set targets to improve planning effectiveness.
  • Use data analysis to make problems visible, quantifiable and to guide decisions.
  • Ensure planning systems are optimised to drive effective and efficient planning, scheduling and material call off.
  • Identify repeat problems within Operations and work with the Operations team to root cause and countermeasure.
  • Use data analysis to make problems visible, quantifiable and to guide decisions.

Your essential ingredients:

  • Experience in a FMCG Industry, ideally in a planning or scheduling role.
  • Understanding of OPEX and it's use in optimising production schedules.
  • Experience in production Planning & Scheduling with an in depth understanding of planning systems and their optimisation.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to influence multiple levels of the site and customers. Strong analytical & problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced Excel capability
  • Working Knowledge of SAP & Innova or similar manufacturing systems is advantageous but 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 Paul now on T 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV - in Word format - via the link on the page (or email).

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.