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Production Planner

Liverpool, Merseyside
£25,000 to £28,000
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

Gap Personnel who are operating as an employment business are currently recruiting recruiting on behalf our client for a Production Planner to work for a busy client based in Knowsley.

Job Role: Production Planner

To ensure the effective and efficient supply of product, the fulfilment of supplier requirements and customer expectations/ orders

Reporting to

Planning Manager

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the planning and co-ordination of site activity through accurate and cost-effective planning of finished product and components.
  • Chair weekly planning meetings to communicate production plans to department heads
  • To order raw materials, components, and consumables, working closely with all departments to ensure material supply meets business requirements,
  • Ensure stock rotation is maintained not just on site but also at offsite storage.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with suppliers
  • Resolve supplier concerns and evaluate supplier performance.
  • To provide a robust plan that ensures 100% customer service whilst maintaining efficient manufacturing practices.
  • To liaise, co-ordinate and communicate effectively with the internal teams and with customer supply chain.
  • To respond quickly to adapt plans to meet site requirements
  • Any other duties assigned to you

Knowledge & Experience

  • Previous Food manufacturing experience is desirable
  • Be a great communicator and be able to work confidently and independently.
  • Ideally be experienced at production planning but not essential as full training will be given
  • Have proficient excel skills required and a willingness to learn new IT systems.
  • Managing KPI s and adherence
  • Be hands on, flexible and adaptable with a positive attitude

Role Success Factors

Working hours:

  • Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm with a 30 minute unpaid break


  • £25,000 - £28,000 per year

Gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgement solely on suitability for the job.

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  • Job Reference: 663289256-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Gap Personnel
    Gap Personnel
  • Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent