* Production Planner *

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Birmingham, West Midlands | Ref: BBBH20616

£25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

Production Planner - FMCG
£25,000 - £35,000 + benefits

Role Profile
Our client, a multi-national FMCG business based in Birmingham, is looking to appoint a Production Planner to join their Supply Chain team. The role would suit both junior candidates with the passion and enthusiasm to learn and grow with the organisation, as well as those more experienced planners keen to secure the next step. You will be responsible for optimising the demand planning and stock holding, increasing production stability and availability whilst consulting with the Sales Team on future demand projections and stock availability. You will drive accuracy across the business by working with the commercial functions identifying potential problems and minimising the risk whilst continually seeking ways to improve relationships with the customer base.

Skills & Experience
The successful candidate will be of graduate calibre with experience of Supply Chain / Production Planning / Demand Planning.
Skills and personal qualities considered to be essential to the role are:

  • Solid supply chain background
  • Experience working in an FMCG environment, ideally with short shelf life products
  • Demand planning or production planning experience.
  • Knowledge of planning tools, resource planning software
  • Advanced Excel skills would be advantageous
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • A hands-on attitude and 'no problem' approach
  • Highly analytical with the ability to deal with complex and detailed data
  • Desire and ability to take responsibility
  • Creative thinker
  • Approachable, enthusiastic, likeable, team player

Client information
Our client is a leading FMCG business based in Birmingham

£25,000 - £35,000 + benefits.

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