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JOB TITLE: Production Planner / Planning Assistant   SALARY: Negotiable DOE    ADDED: 05-01-2022

JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Exeter, Devon, England

Production Planner / Planning Assistant
Exeter Area
£ Negotiable DOE
My Client a Food Manufacturer based in Devon, near Exeter is currently seeking as a result of growth a Planning Assistant / Planner.  This role would suit either a candidate seeking the next step in their career or an experienced Planner.  
Supporting the Planning Manager you will take control of paperwork issue, tracking, and return to the factory floor. You will understand and assist with production scheduling, working closely with the Supply Planning and Purchasing teams
Production Planner / Planning Assistant Roles and responsibilities will include;
·the control of production paperwork
·producing and updating the weekly production tracking sheet
·checking issued paperwork and ensuring the correct paperwork is issued or updated prior to production commencement
Within this role you will work closely with the Planning Manager on scheduling, you'll learn the planning & scheduling process and assist with administration, checking & issuing of the department production schedules.
This is a busy and fast paced role and some knowledge of planning & operations in a manufacturing environment is essential.  
Hours: Full time 7.30am - 4.30pm (42.5 hours)
Production Planner / Planning Assistant Keys skills required:
·Planning/ Production experience gained from working in a FMCG food, drink pharma environment
·Ideally an understanding of planning systems, MRP systems, spreadsheets, forecasting and stock replenishment
·A passion for building a strong planning function that will be the hub of the business.
·Strong work ethic & ability to juggle many balls at the same time
·'Hands on' Keen to learn as well as rolling your sleeves up and getting stuck in
·Excellent communication and presentation skills
Salary: subject to experience.
This role is commutable Exeter, Plymouth, Newton Abbott, Crediton, Okehampton and surrounding areas
Key Words:  Planner, MRP Scheduler, Production Controller, Planning Assistant