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Production Planner

Job Description

Thrive Group are delighted to be working with our client in Frome, who are actively seeking to employ a Production Planner to join the company on a permanent basis,

What you will be doing:

The Production Planner will manage and organise the stock levels in Process according to the manpower available.

  • Responsible for looking at the global plan for Production and anticipate the needs of Production in terms of recipe ingredients (stock) and the manpower (labour) required to achieve the plan.
  • You will need to focus on efficiencies and a target to reduce the waste.

What you will need to succeed:

  • The successful candidate will have experience of working in a similar role within an FMCG environment.
  • Excellent practical thinking, attention to detail and interpretation of data,
  • Proven ability to plan production, organise and motivate other.
  • Commercially aware, demonstrate tenacity, working to challenging deadlines
  • Ability to understand global and local economic markets.
  • Financial and business understanding.

What you will receive in return:

  • Monday to Friday 08.30 to 17.30PM
  • £27,000 to £35,000 (DOE)
  • 6% Company pension contribution
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Company sick pay
  • 4 x Death in Service
  • Long service recognition
  • Wellbeing initiatives.

What you need to do next:

If this position sounds of interest and you would like to be considered.

Please contact Sarah at Thrive Group on 01225 632666 or email

Thrive Group are acting as an employment agency in relationship to this vacancy.

If you have not heard from a consultant within 7 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.