Production Planner

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    £30000 - £35000 per annum

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    Craig Lawrence

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iO has partnered with a well-established FMCG Manufacturer in the search for a Production Planner to join the team based in Rochdale. This is a fantastic opportunity where you will have the chance to work at a state of the art manufacturing facility and become a part of the company's growth.

The company looking for an experienced Planner that can create optimised production plans & forecasts for food production. Understanding of the end to end production supply chain is the key experience they're looking for, so you'll be able to organise production requirements in line with material availability, to meet the customer's needs.

The role will focus on 6 key tasks;

  • Production Scheduling
  • Inventory Management
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Process Optimisation
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Communication & Collaboration


  • Developing influential relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of relevant food and manufacturing legislation
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience of working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders across the business
  • Experience in Planning/Purchasing
  • Experience in the use of SAP would be beneficial
  • Understands production ie changeovers/downtime/manning
  • Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software (Microsoft Office Products)

You will receive

  • 28 days holiday + bank holiday's
  • 37.25 hour working week
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free onsite parking
  • Pension & life insurance scheme

The company have a focus on Well-being, Development, Community & Life Events, so if you, or someone you know would be interested, please apply through the advert.