Production Planner

25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
10 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Planner - Agriculture Division

We have an exciting opportunity for Production Planner to work within
our agriculture team based at our site in Brackley, Northamptonshire.

As a Production Planner within our Agricultural division, you assist
in the full planning of agricultural cycle. We are a fully integrated
business we control all elements of our supply chain, the beginnings
of which lie in our Agricultural operations; incorporating our farms,
feed mills and hatcheries. The success of our Agriculture operation
directly impacts upon the profitability of our business, which is why
efficient planning based on accurate data is key.

Main Responsibilities of a Production Planner:

* Liaising with Demand & Factory Planners to match raw material
supply with forecast demand.

* Preparing the agricultural intake plans taking account of both
agricultural & processing constraints

* Creating and amending daily, weekly and forward agricultural plans
based on actual and expected farm performances, order patterns and
factory operating efficiencies

* Liaising with logistics teams to optimise the time and cost
efficient live bird collection

* Liaising with Agricultural management to collate data related to
farm performance and ensure that all planning programmes are
updated accordingly

To be successful in the role of Production Planner you need:

It is not essential but would help to have some experience in a
planning role, with an understanding of supply chain principles and a
clear interest in the food industry. Forward thinking and
self-motivated, it is important that you are strong numerically and
analytically and comfortable working with data. Alongside planning,
you'll be analysing data to identify trends, drawing conclusions and
making recommendations. With a practical approach to problem-solving,
you will be commercially focused, and understand the impact of your
actions on the bottom line.

Self-motivated and able to work well under pressure, you will be an
effective communicator at all levels. Able to work well both as part
of a team and individually, you will have excellent organisational
skills and attention to detail.

We are a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an
impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service
sectors. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole
product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and
factories with associated transport and logistics functions that
employ more than 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality,
affordable product and delivering great service levels to our
customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the
latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high
quality and food standards.

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career
progression opportunities. You can also look forward to benefits that
amongst other things include the following:

?? Life Assurance Scheme
?? Generous Pension Scheme
?? Discounted Private Healthcare
?? Lifestyle benefits such as cycle to work scheme, discounted days out
and discounted gym memberships

This company are committed to being an equal opportunities employer

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