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Factory Planner- Maternity Cover

  • Location

    Chichester, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Natasha Elliott

  • Email:

    nelliott@astutetechnical.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH15419_1581500562

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP


Factory Planner- Maternity Cover
Chichester, West Sussex
Astute Technical are currently recruiting for a Factory Planner for a market leader within the Food Production and Manufacturing industry to join their planning team to cover maternity for a minimum of 12 months. This is a great opportunity for an experienced planner to work for an established global provider within the food industry and help to provide planning processes enabling efficient information, communication and clear pathways for decision making.


As a Factory Planner, your duties will include:

  • Support the Planning Manager and Senior Factory Planner in developing and driving improvement
  • Generate and maintain accurate and realistic daily production plans and schedules
  • Gain an understanding of upstream, downstream and production processes enabling effective decision making and precise assessment for opportunities and options
  • Work with the supply chain team assisting them to get the materials needed in the right place at the right time to ensure smooth operations process
  • Work alongside the Senior Factory Planner to produce accurate master production plans


To be considered for the Factory Planner role, it would be desirable to have:

  • Experience in a planning environment
  • Experience and understanding of working in production or planning in a FMCG environment
  • A working knowledge of planning and forecasting
  • A knowledge of ERP and MRP systems
  • An additional language of polish skills would be a distinct advantage for this role


As a Factory Planner, you will receive:

  • Enrolment to the company pension scheme
  • Discounted leisure membership
  • Access to approved training centre for Highfield qualifications
  • Development opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme


Application Process:
Applying for this exciting opportunity could not be easier, simply email your up to date CV and covering letter to Natasha Elliott on nelliott@astutetechnical.co.uk or 02393 910 043

Astute Technical is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Become part of something great

  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.