Production Planner - FMCG

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Oldham, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH27824


Production Planner (FMCG)

Role Profile

Our client, a successful and established FMCG business in the Oldham area, is looking to appoint a Production Planner to support their existing Supply Chain team.

This role will focus on Production Planning for the site and you will be responsible for producing production plans for the factory.

Key responsibilities:

  • Planning production activities for manufacturing in line with production capacity, material availability and customer needs
  • Expedite customer orders internally to ensure highest levels of customer service
  • Actively contribute to Production Planning and Capacity Planning meetings, providing reports and analysis on performance and KPIs
  • Proactively respond to changes in demand in a fast paced, short shelf life environment

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable experience in a Production Planner role
  • Experience of production planning within a fast paced and pressurised manufacturing environment such as FMCG or Food
  • Strong analytical ability with an excellent working knowledge of Excel and other planning systems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for continuous improvements


Our client is successful and established FMCG business in the Oldham area



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