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Factory Planner

  • Location

    Chichester, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Natasha Elliott

  • Email:

    nelliott@astutetechnical.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH15608_1583858713

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Factory Planner
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. 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 Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.