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Planner - 34k - FMCG/Manufacturing - (Ballymena)

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting a prestigious Food based FMCG Manufacturing Company in NI and Ireland with the recruitment of a Planner. This is a prestigious organisation and the successful individual will reap the rewards of a company that is thriving and places immense value on their staff.

Monday - Friday - Role is based in Ballymena

This is a Permanent position.


£29,000 - £34,000 + Fantastic Benefits Package & Progression Opportunities at a growing site

Job Purpose

As a Planner you will assist the Senior Planner in creating and communicating plans to Agriculture (in terms of Factory changes breakdowns etc..), Production departments (capacity plans etc..) and liaison with the Sales team.

  • To gain a full understanding of poultry in MP.
  • Monitor stocks daily
  • Liaise with sister sites to ensure best utilisation of resources
  • Handle additions/amendments during the shift and update production schedules where necessary
  • Enter orders into the computer model to update bird, meat and portion requirements
  • Monitor demand and report as required to support scheduling and full CSL
  • Produce Daily Plans and Schedules to meet required delivery deadlines
  • Produce Forward Plans and Forecasts to meet future demand.
  • Monitor Ingredient, Flesh and Packaging stock forecasts.
  • Liaise with Purchasing to ensure correct supply of resource to department.
  • Produce sales forecasts, comparing actual sales against forecasted and adjusting as appropriate.

The Ideal Person:

  • Experience in a Similar role

  • Good communications/ influencing skills and ability to build and develop relationships
  • Computer literate, especially in Excel
  • MRP or ERP experience or equivalent planning tool is preferred but not essential

For further information on this vacancy please apply via the link below or contact Jack Groves for a confidential discussion via Vanrath.

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