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Production Planner

Reference: SLPNPP
Salary: £21000 - £23000
Job Location: Standlake, Oxfordshire, England
Job Type: Permanent
Posted: Tuesday, 23rd April 2019

We require a Production Planner to join our clients team, the role is a key support role to the Packing Centre’s production management team.

You will be required to work on a continental day shift pattern.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Collate and report the day’s orders (entering stock & sales)

  • Report Packing Centre information to central operations

  • Ensure the production team has the information they require to plan production

  • Ensure ungraded is in place to achieve sales and model intakes/usages going forward

  • Control promotional planning within the packing centre

  • Coordinate inter-packing centre packing/transfers to achieve business objectives

  • Focus on the key performance indicators (KPIs) identified by the Production Shift Manager, and work towards achieving and surpassing agreed targets

  • Assist Machine 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

  • Ensure production reporting and admin -- as identified by the Production Shift Manager -- is complete, up-to-date, and accurate

  • Identify areas of inefficiency and waste. In agreement with the Production Shift Manager, implement and review the agreed changes

  • To be “audit-ready” at all times, ensure that site hygiene, health & safety and document control are in line with customer specifications and always up to date


Skills and Experience:

  • Experience within a similar environment

  • Professional, friendly and welcoming approach

  • Good understanding of English both verbal and written

  • Ability to work under pressure and independently with minimal supervision

  • Enthusiastic attitude and a quick learner


Staff Benefits:

  • Stakeholder Pension

  • Purchase Staff Eggs at reduced rate per dozen

  • Purchase Staff Chicken

  • Perkbox – offers a range of discounted items including cinema tickets, free drink of your choice per month from High Street Coffee Retailer, free mobile phone insurance

  • Sick Pay Scheme above statutory minimum, increasing with length of service (after qualifying period).


Salary  £21,000 - £23,000 (depending on experience)

Contact Information
Name : Sian Parsons
Email :
Phone : 01295 340034