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Factory Planner - Cumbria

Science Solutions Recruitment
Excellent Benefits
Closing date
10 Oct 2022

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Food Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Role: Factory Planner

Salary: DOE

Location: Cumbria

A world class nutritional food manufacturer located in Cumbria are looking for a Factory Planner to join their team. As Factory Planner, you will have an understanding of production planning, material supply and NPD processes, experienced creating production plans and scheduling as well as have the ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environments.

Main Duties
  • Create production plans to enhance factory productivity
  • Manage finished goods stock levels to reduce disposals
  • Consistently supervise the progress of the factory to ensure that service levels to the warehouse are met
  • Create precise raw material figures for procurement
  • Deal with all customer orders in a timely manner
  • Re-forecast customer provisional orders based on current orders
  • Act as a go between all departments for the objective of effective communication
  • Effectively communicate with customers
  • Understand production planning, material supply and NPD processes

Person Profile
  • Effectively communicate with customers
  • A-level or equivalent educated
  • Prior planning experience is important
  • Capability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Computer literate - Excel and planning systems
  • Experienced in working under pressure and on own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of production planning, material supply and NPD processes
  • Understanding and experience of working within the consumer goods / manufacturing industry


Science Solutions is a best in class recruitment consultancy, working solely with, and within, the scientific and technical industry sectors. Each of our consultants is an expert in a niche scientific market area, ensuring that we have the understanding and ability to represent you and your experience in the most effective way possible within the job market.

Find Us
01925 377815
Suite C,
Chadwick House,
Birchwood Business Park,

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