leafAmplifiying the Goodness of Nature
Alconbury
Planning

About The Role

As a Production Planner, you will be familiar with a fast-paced the fresh produce/ FMCG environment, along with the challenges it can bring. You will be ensuring the daily plans are met, monitoring raw materials, stock levels, order fulfill met and keeping an eye on developing and improving internal processes. Reporting directly to the Planning Manager, you will be part of a small diverse team who love what they do!
 
Working Pattern: Monday - Friday 5.30am- 14.30pm, 10.30am- 7.30pm (rotating weekly)
 
Roles and responsibilities will include
  • Creating demand and usage from weekly forecasts given by commercial department for both raw materials and packaging.
  • Ensuring there is adequate raw materials and packaging to meet production demands.
  • Daily publishing of work schedules ensuring all customer orders are met and out-loading profiles are adhered too.
  • Monitoring the raw material usage; minimising waste; ensuring accurate availability on a daily and weekly basis
  • Identify areas where costs can be critical based on your decisions and work your line manager to control and improve.
  • Plan the production lines and allocate labour against available capacity ensuring orders are completed on time. 
  • Ensure MRP and ERP systems are accurately updated using all forecasts and monitoring the sales vs forecasts, making necessary adjustments with suppliers and production schedules. 

About You

We are looking for a dynamic individual, with a natural problem solving ability. With experience of working in a similar role within the Fresh Produce/ FMCG industry, you will be an excellent communicator with the ability to plan and organise to strict timeframes. 
 
Additional skills and attributes required:
  • Proficiency in IT systems- in particular MS Excel. 
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems- Rubicon desirable
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills. 
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst delivering on targets

About Us

AM FRESH is a world leader in fresh, natural and healthy foods. At AM FRESH Group we specialise in innovating and developing fresh products through biotechnology and applied science. With operations in more than 50 countries, our company has a consolidated presence in the production and innovation of fresh food products including fresh fruit, fresh juices, ice cream, soups, free-from yogurt and flowers.

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