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Greencore

Kiveton

Permanent

S266NB

Posted: 11/01/2022

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This is a great opportunity for a Planner to join our team in Kiveton, as planner you will:

Utilise available planning systems to convert sales forecasts into achievable production and material plans and schedules that optimally balance customer service and operational cost efficiency
Manage risks within the material plan and amend orders where possible/practical to achieve customer service and stock targets
Share forecasts with suppliers and work with them to resolve issues with materials availability
Measure, minimise and publish expected obsolete/over stocks (finished product and/or raw materials)
Champion ongoing communication with the operations teams to ensure accurate exchange of information
Propose and implement continuous improvements in own area
Maintain a state of perpetual audit-readiness for all audits (GMP, H&S, Technical, Customer, Accreditation Bodies etc.) to ensure working practices are compliant at all times
Translate production plans into material requirements and convert them into supplier purchase ordersWhy Greencore?You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing 13,000 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

Here at Bristol we are the UK’s leading producer of Chilled Sauces & Soups! From our site we supply over 37% of the UKs chilled sauces and 20% of the country’s chilled soups to both Sainsburys & Asda.

Here in Consett, we have a team of around 280 colleagues. We produce a range of chilled ready meals for some of the UK's leading retailers, including Co-op, Sainsbury's and Weight Watchers.

Here at Leeds we make just over 40% of all UK frozen Yorkshire puddings; making us one of the UK’s largest suppliers of frozen Yorkshire puddings to Asda, Morrisons & Tesco to name a few!

Our site in Kiveton employs over 600 and is the largest quiche bakery, producing more than 42 million quiche each year along with a wide range of ready meals and soups.

Here at Wisbech, we have a team of 450 colleagues and manufacture premium chilled ready to cook meals for major retailers such as Asda and Co-op.

Our Warrington site is also known as the Italian centre of excellence, recent expansion and investment make this site a state-of-the-art manufacturing unit! We produce high quality Italian ready meals for both Tesco & Co-Op

Here at Selby we employ a team over 750 colleagues. A site steeped in history, we are the UK’s number one manufacturer of customer private label cooking sauces and pickles. We have been serving our customers out of our Selby site since 1914.

We produce more than 160 million units per year across 600 different product lines for customers such as Morrisons, Tesco & Asda

What we’re looking for
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, preferably with FMCG experience 
You will need to have experience of being a planner and understand the planning process
In addition, you need to be computer literate, with strong Excel skills and experience of planning systems. It's imperative that you have a good attention to detail and are an analytical thinker.
Great team skills – to be able to share information with others in the team and together work on solutions to overcome issues
You'll have some limited contact with customer supply teams, mainly through email, so need to be able to clearly and concisely share informationIf this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return
Competitive salary and job-related benefits
Holidays
Pension up to 8% matched
Life insurance up to 4x salary
Company share save scheme
Greencore Qualifications
Exclusive Greencore employee discount platformThroughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career

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