Senior Planner - Tilmanstone Salads

Recruiter
Bakkavor Group
Location
Deal
Salary
£35000 - £40000/annum pension, PMI
Posted
23 Sep 2020
Closes
24 Sep 2020
Ref
1649792026
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Planner · £35,000 - £40,000 · 33 days holiday inc BH · Private Medical Insurance · Highly competitive reward package including Group Pension · Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group The role A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Planner to join the Planning team at our busy site in Tilmanstone, near Dover. You will be supporting the Planning Manager to support in the delivery of the Business Plan & Supply Chain Strategy. You will help to promote consistency working across planning teams as well as developing and embedding planning rules within the operations team. What will you do? · Establish best practices across teams/ shifts · Ensure realistic, achievable, accurate information is supplied to operations in a timely way · Keep planning manual & training matrix updated with all current processes & procedures · Control WIP & FG stocks to minimise OOD material · Support the PM in delivery of department & site strategy · Establish meeting schedule to keep ops & planning up to date with daily current reality. React to situation, elevate as necessary · Cultivate customers contact at appropriate level to foster good working relationships with customer supply teams · Report & analyse KPIs, discuss with team & create improvement strategy · Manage planning team About you · Be working for a chilled food manufacturer · Have excellent computer skills · Have supervisory experience · Be able to drive change and work under your own initiative. About us Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands. Tilmanstone Salads, based near Dover in Kent, employs around 850 people and each year it produces millions of bags of leafy salads and prepared vegetables for our dedicated customers. It is one of six locations in the Bakkavor Salads sector across the UK

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