Production Planner

Market Drayton
£32,000 per annum

Palethorpes business produces chilled savoury rolls, savoury hot pies, pasties and slices. The business has been producing products in this category since 1852 and innovation is high on its agenda. Palethorpes has a strong culture of consumer insight. This is underpinned by in-depth food knowledge, with dedicated on-site development chefs working on new products that are driven by food values and quality.

In the last 18 months, the business has invested £2 million to develop a unique chef-inspired cooking method, which produces consistently succulent meat. This is the first use of this technique in the market and has enabled Palethorpes to grow its market presence by winning substantial new business. Using the new technique, Palethorpes has developed several award-winning varieties of hot water short crust pastry pies.

To safeguard your own health and safety and that of others by practicing safe behaviours on site.

  • 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,