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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