Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Salary: £25,000 – £27,500
Benefits: Pension, Free Parking, onsite Canteen, Perkbox & more!
Location: Oxford
Immediate opportunity for a Production Planner to provide a key support role to the Packing Centre’s production management team. Growing FMCG food business, excellent progression opportunities.
The Company:
As a major food business with a modern production unit our recent sales growth has been second to none.
* Follow the company Health & Safety guidelines as outlined above
* Collating and reporting the day’s orders (entering stock & sales)
* Reporting Packing Centre information to central operations
* Ensuring the production team has the information they require to plan production
* Ensuring ungraded is in place to achieve sales and model intakes/usages going forward
* Controlling promotional planning within the packing centre
* Coordinating inter-packing centre packing/transfers to achieve business objectives
* Working with production management to minimise waste and maximise efficiency within the plans (full use of Automation – MR12,(phone number removed)’s)
* Work closely with the production team to develop a dynamic and positive attitude to the challenges of a busy production department
* Focus on the key performance indicators (KPIs) identified by the Business, and work towards achieving and surpassing agreed targets
* Assist Machine Controllers in planning production runs to minimise waste, maximise product life, meet customer dispatch times, and achieve the best possible throughput (taking into account any relevant production constraints)
* Foster a constructive working relationship with all departments and ensure lines of communication are open
* Complete any necessary training required for the role. The jobholder should be open to personal development
* Identify areas of inefficiency and waste. In alignment with the businesses KPI’s, implement and review the agreed changes as and when required
* Be mindful of product quality, integrity and traceability. Ensure work is completed to a high-standard, and all necessary documentation is completed
* Drive focus within the planning team and stock control on minimal wastage of packed product (rework)
* To be "audit-ready" at all times, ensure that site hygiene, health & safety and document control are in line with customer specifications and always up to date
* Maintain a respectful and constructive working relationship with colleagues, subordinates and managers
What do we offer?
We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; company pension scheme, onsite parking, onsite canteen and more.
Our people are at the core of our business and what makes them great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.
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