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Production Planner

Requisition ID 10881
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Manufacturing/Production 

Division  Foods
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We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We’re home to incredible brands, over 6000 brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. Your energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking could help us reach millions more.

About the role

Join us as a Production Planner and you could help us reach millions more.

 

What’s this job all about?

 

 

We are looking to recruit a Production Planner to join our fantastic Kerry Foods meals site in Greenford, London!

The role of the Production Planner is to create and manage a robust weekly production plan/schedule to support strong customer service targets.

To achieve success in this position it is critical that the Production Planner embodies Kerry Foods Purpose Vision & Values and practices the principles and philosophies of KPS.

 

Key responsibilities

You will release the weekly/daily production plan, amending where orders exceed forecast to determine the ability to supply. You will be responsible for maintaining the production planning parameters in the system and responding to changes in efficiency on production lines. You will need to communicate changes to all key stakeholders and attend meetings as and when requested.

As part of this role you will also support the engineering team with general administration support such as raising PO’s, running reports and approving working hours.

Qualifications and skills

 

You will have experience of production planning, be proficient in written, numerical and verbal skills, with numerical ability to record, interpret and analyze key process data. You will have an understanding of continuous improvement standards using the 8 step practical problem solving and a knowledge of working with ERP based systems such as WMS, SAP,  AP/AS.

Whilst experience is important, finding the right person who will live and breathe our Kerry Foods Values is something we’re super passionate about. Kerry Foods hasn’t been built on luck. We’ve got to where we are today by being Courageous, On It and Forward Looking.

 

So if you’re looking to build a lasting career within an Open Minded company that allows it’s people to take Ownership of everything they do, Kerry Foods needs you! Come and join us and help us be Better Together.

 

Take a look at what’s going on at Kerry Foods on our LinkedIn page or follow us on Instagram and Facebook @kerryfoodsofficial

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