Production Planner

Job Title: Production Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DH_PPLNR_1565710151
Contact Name: Harry Vallender
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2019 16:29

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Production Planning position is a key support role to the Packing Centre's production management team.

The following is a list of core responsibilities to be completed by the jobholder. Other duties may be assigned.

*Follow the company Health & Safety guidelines as outlined above
*Collating and reporting the day's orders (entering stock & sales)
*Reporting Packing Centre information to central operations
*Ensuring the production team has the information they require to plan production
*Ensuring ungraded is in place to achieve sales and model intakes/usages going forward
*Controlling promotional planning within the packing centre
*Coordinating inter-packing centre packing/transfers to achieve business objectives
*Working with production management to minimise waste and maximise efficiency
*Work closely with the production team to develop a dynamic and positive attitude to the challenges of a busy production department
*Focus on the key performance indicators (KPIs) identified by the Production Manager, and work towards achieving and surpassing agreed targets
*Assist Production Controllers in planning production runs to minimise waste, maximise product life, meet customer dispatch times, and achieve the best possible throughput (taking into account any relevant production constraints)
*Be mindful of product quality, integrity and traceability. Ensure work is completed to a high-standard, and all necessary documentation is completed
*Foster a constructive relationship with all departments and ensure lines of communication are open
*Complete any necessary training required for the role. The jobholder should be open to personal development
*Ensure production reporting and admin -- as identified by the Production Manager -- is complete, up-to-date, and accurate
*Identify areas of inefficiency and waste. In agreement with the Production Manager, implement and review the agreed changes
*The site is committed to being "audit-ready" at all times. Therefore it is imperative that site hygiene, health & safety, and document control are all in line with customer specifications at all times
*Maintain a respectful and constructive working relationship with colleagues, subordinates and managers

For more information or to apply, please contact Daniel Hart on 01793 619800. We are acting as the employment agency on this position.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.