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Senior Production Planner - Manufacturing - Warrington

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Warrington, United Kingdom

  • Double digit turnover business

  • FMCG

About Our Client

Our client is a progressive, fast growing FMCG manufacturer based close to Warrington.

Job Description

As the Senior Production Planner you will:

  • Create a robust and effective production plan on a weekly fixed up to date basis
  • Support a short and long range plan and communicating this through the planning departments
  • Managing stock and inventory levels, assisting with any excess or obsoletes and safety stock optimisation, driving the daily replenishment by running safety stock calculations
  • Liaising with suppliers about material issues, understanding lead times, competent availability against forecast demand and the production plan
  • Supporting capacity reviews, identify any issues and problem solving, assisting with improvement plans
  • Running daily meetings with production, planning teams, customer services, and identifying any potential issues
  • Supporting with NPD
  • Manage the production team

The Successful Applicant

  • Has previous experience in a Senior Production Planner / Production Planning Manager position or as a Production Planner dealing with high SKU, complex supply chain
  • Ideally has experience within a FMCG environment
  • Has working knowledge of SAP ERP and APO production planning systems
  • Has advanced knowledge of MRP/ERP and forecasting tools
  • Uses an innovative approach, for continuous improvement, change management and problem solving
  • Has an influencing personality, with excellent communication skills

What's on Offer

Competitive package between £35k - £50k (DOE)


More Info / Apply

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