Production Planner

Dependent on experience
31 Mar 2017
28 Apr 2017
Gregory Hammond
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Production Planner to join a rapidly expanding FMCG company based in the Somerset area. As the Production Planner you will be responsible for ensuring the successful planning of all production activities.


Your duties as the Production Planner will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will plan and prepare the production schedules for manufacture of all products within specified lead times as well as analysing production specifications and plant capacity data to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and human resource requirements.

2. Plan and schedule workflow for each manufacturing operation according to established manufacturing sequences and lead times.

3. Support the Operations Manager and wider business with additional tasks and projects to ensure optimal efficiency is achieved within the manufacturing facility.

4. To create and maintain a culture of continuous improvement, constantly challenging current working practice.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Production Planner we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Proven industry experience in ERP or MRP systems is essential, as are excellent IT skills.

2. A working knowledge and practical experience with production planning in a fast moving manufacturing environment is essential for this role.

Key Words: Production | FMCG | ERP | MRP | Planning | Scheduler | Scheduling | Planner | Continuous Improvement | Manufacturing |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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