Process Planner – Aspall Cyder Limited, an established local manufacturer of cider and vinegar. Due to an increase in demand on our production of liquids, we have an excellent opportunity for a Process Planner to join our Process Team (full-time) based in Aspall (Debenham), Suffolk.
This Process Planner role requires accurate planning and scheduling of all production activities across the Process Department, whilst setting-up and developing a planning system that meets the requirements of the department and wider business. The role predominately covers planning of Fermentation and Vinegar areas within the Process Dept, whilst supporting Press & Aseptic planning; taking into account capacity constraints and planning parameters, ensuring targets are met and all interdepartmental requirements are achieved, as well as external customer requirements being fulfilled.
Other key duties include:
- Creating and issuing plans/schedules for the department and ensuring their adherence to.
- Ensuring daily/weekly/monthly reports and KPIs are completed and issued on time.
- Attending relevant meetings such as daily DDS and all planning meetings.
You will have previous production planning experience is essential, with a good level of IT skills (including Word and Excel). You will have experience setting-up and/or designing planning systems. You will need advanced knowledge of MS Excel & MS Office systems. You will need use of business ERP & MRP systems – SAP preferred but not essential.
This is a full-time role, typical working hours are Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm, (although flexible)
Office based although potential opportunity to work from home 1 day a week. On offer is an excellent salary based on experience as well as 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays). Benefits include Cashback Healthcare Plan, Pension – 4% employer contribution (scheme rules apply), Sick Pay, Employee Assistance Programme, Onsite Free Parking, Cycle to Work Scheme and Staff Sales.
If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.
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