Planner – Huntingdon -£28000

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Creating demand and usage from weekly forecasts given by commercial department for both raw materials and packaging.
• Updating the MRP and ERP systems with all forecasts and monitoring the sales vs the forecasts and making necessary adjustments with suppliers and production schedules.
• Ensuring accuracy of the MRP System.
• Ensuring there is adequate raw materials and packaging to meet production demands.
• Communicating effectively with all departments on a daily basis.
• Planning ahead covering range changes and peaks for raw materials and packaging.
• Reviewing daily/weekly forecasts and highlighting anomalies.
• Plan the production lines and allocate labour against available capacity in order to ensure that orders are completed on time and as efficiently as possible.
• Identify areas where costs can be critical based on your decisions and work your line manager to control and improve.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
• Experience in a similar role within Fresh Produce / Food Production / FMCG environment.
• Proficient at using IT systems, with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel packages
• Experience with Rubicon ERP System.