Production planner

Market Drayton

Production Planner

Location: Market Drayton

Type: Permanent – Full Time

Shifts:  4 on 4 off, Days, 06:00am-18:00pm  

Salary: competitive

Palethorpes Bakery, an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer, are currently looking for a Production Planner to assist with our operations team. 

Our Vision as a business is to inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation, and integrity.  As a member of our Operations team, you will be directly contributing to this vision through your core tasks and responsibilities.  These will include, but are not limited to:

Key Responsibilities: 

  • To actively promote health and safety environment culture in accordance with H&S responsibilities as defined in the H&S policy.
  • To actively promote a quality and food safety culture within defined area of responsibility.
  • To adapts and encourages a strong team ethic, actively promoting two-way communications, utilising all tools available. 
  • To drive delivery of Continuous Improvement Plans (CIP’s).
  • To ensure the effective management of NPD activity from the point of entry into the factory to final sign off.
  • To generate an optimised production plan, through stock target control and considering available capacity, labour requirements and material availability.
  • To ensure material availability to meet 

Person Specification:

  • Experience working in a factory environment,
  • Planning experience essential,
  • Administration experience essential,
  • Must be a confident, clear communicator with a friendly personality,
  • Be a team player with the ability to be self-sufficient,
  • Previous experience in the food industry advantageous but not essential,
  • Competent in Microsoft Packages – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint,
  • Have experience in FMCG environment,
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in all work completed,
  • Strong Literacy and Numeracy,
  • Resilient, can-do attitude,
  • Supply Chain qualification preferred but not necessary,

As an employee at Compleat Foods you will benefit from: 

  • Company funded study opportunities
  • Competitive Salary
  • Subsidised Canteen and Staff Shop
  • Free car park


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