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Production Planner (Ref 02/1708/FB)

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Looking for an experienced Production Planner with a focus on process improvement

  • Production planning / Process Improvement
  • Drive and implement change
  • Importer and manufacturer of food ingredients


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Job Category: Manufacturing, transport & logistics

Job Type: Full-Time

Area: Auckland-West

Published: August 15, 2017

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Our client is an established and privately owned Food ingredient importer and manufacturer. With a newly purpose built site there is a great opportunity for an experienced production planner with the initiative to drive and implement continuous process improvement on site.

We are looking for someone with previous experience in initiating creative solutions and system improvements as well as the ability to step into a production planning role seamlessly. This is a very busy role so excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships across all functions is a must. You must be able to think on your feet to come up with solutions instantly and be firm in your decisions.



Responsibilities will include:

  • Management of short, medium and long term planning
  • Management of stock levels / raw materials and ingredients
  • Ensure customer DIFOTIS
  • Completion of documentation / BOM / product costings
  • Identifying continuous improvement opportunities and driving implementation.

To be considered for this role you will need:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a Production Planner position within Food (or pharmaceutical)
  • Strong skills using ERP systems
  • Outstanding communication skills and proven ability to work well cross-functionally

This role requires better than average multi-tasking skills as well as excellent problem solving skills. You must thrive under pressure and be committed to process improvement with extreme pride in your work.

If this role is everything you are looking for then apply today with an up to date CV and Cover Letter in Word Format to quoting reference number 02/1708/FB.


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