Production Planner

Employer
MorePeople
Location
England, Cambridgeshire, March
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Function
Other Job Function, Supply Chain & Logistics

Job Details



Production Planner | Fresh Produce | March

6 Month contract

Salary: Competitive + Overtime

Are you passionate about organic farming and sustainable agriculture?

Do you have excellent planning and organizational skills?

Do you want to join a growing and innovative company that produces high-quality organic potatoes?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you might be the perfect candidate for the business I'm working with!

As a production planner, you will be responsible for:
  • Developing and implementing production plans and schedules, based on market demand, weather conditions, and crop quality
  • Coordinating with the farm managers, agronomists, packhouse staff, and logistics team to ensure the smooth and efficient flow of our production process
  • Monitoring and reporting on the production status and performance, and identifying and resolving any issues or challenges that may arise
  • Optimizing the use of our resources, such as land, labour, equipment, and materials, to achieve our production goals and reduce costs and waste
  • Researching and implementing best practices and innovative solutions to improve our productivity, quality, and sustainability



To be successful in this role, you will need:
  • Experience in production planning, preferably in the organic or horticultural sector
  • A good knowledge of organic potato farming, including crop varieties, pest and disease management, and certification standards is desirable
  • A strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • A high level of computer literacy, with proficiency in MS Office and ERP systems
  • A great communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work with different stakeholders and teams
  • A passion for organic farming and a commitment to our values and vision


How to apply:

Click the link below to apply directly or get in contact with Jack at jack@morepeople.co.uk

Company

MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;

  • Commercial  
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at www.morepeople.co.uk or call us on 01780 480530.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01780 480530
Location
MorePeople
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road
Stamford
Lincolnshire
PE9 2EP
GB

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