Production Planning Assistant

Grimsby, Lincolnshire
08 Apr 2019
06 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Planning Assistant



05:00 – 13:00 Mon – Fri

25 days annual holiday + bank holidays

We are seeking an experienced Production Planning Assistant to join the team of our well respected and well-established seafood client in Grimsby. You will be a Production Planning Assistant capable of multi-tasking and will thrive working under pressure and to strict deadlines. With excellent communication skills you will be a good administrator used to using and updating Excel spreadsheets.

Key Accountabilities – Production Planning Assistant:


  • To manage production planning administration and provide daily stock updates.
  • Administrate/control frozen raw material stocks and assessments/suitability.
  • Process outside processing and second-hand sale transactions.
  • Update customer/internal functions as to progress and completion/shortage of orders.
  • Works collaboratively with other functions taking a hand-on approach and providing support where required outside core functional responsibilities.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Experience of scheduling and demand planning function would be advantageous, but not essential.



  • Clear understanding of the supply chain with particular bias to inventory management.
  • Strong analytical skills to provide practical rationale to complex issues.
  • Has clear understanding of how inventory works within food production environment.
  • Ability to multi task and work in timely and effective way.
  • Strong understanding of the supply chain – in-bound and out.
  • Can cover for the senior planner in his or her absence.
  • Manage and maintain complex Excel formulae and spreadsheets.

If you are currently working as an Operations Planner, Supply Chain Administrator, Supply Chain Planner, Supply Chain Assistant, Production Planner, Food Production Planner this may be a great opportunity for you.

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