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Job Description

Job title: Production Planner
Location: Evesham
Salary: circa 25,000 p.a.

A leading global FMCG client are looking to recruit for a Production Planner to join and help support within their in-house production team. You will lead and manage packaging requirements, delivering industry leading service levels at all times ensuring products fall in line with customer specifications.
Responsibilities will include:
• Procure the business packaging and sundry item requirement through commercial best practice and adherence to customer demand/specifications.
• Ensure that all stock items are allocated to the appropriate jobs in line with customer direction.
• Ensure all waste streams are managed both contractually and practically through good communication and commercial drivers.
• Develop and lead print room team in the management and delivery of daily order requirements driving improvements in waste through accurate forecasting.
• Ensure all jobs scheduled and carried out are captured, analysed and invoiced appropriately.
• Liaise with customer service managers to communicate issues and deliver exacting customer expectations.
• Interact with Production Management teams on a daily basis to resolve & prevent issues.
• Develop, maintain and optimise the planning tools to achieve required service levels whilst retaining control of cost and inventory levels, ensuring co-ordination with production.

The successful candidate for the Production Line Leaders position will have the following experience:
• 3-5 years' experience within a warehouse or packhouse environment in a FMCG supervisory capacity is essential.
• Experience in prophet data input systems is essential including data input, reconciliation and reports.
• An understanding of planning within a fresh produce environment

WorkForce manufacturing are responsible for placing several hundred dedicated operatives out to work every day across the West Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Order picking, Warehouse, Stores, Despatch, Packing, Assembly, Machine operating and FLT Driving. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.