Production Planner

  • Department Planning
  • Business Saladworks
  • Product Ready Meals
  • Location Leicestershire
  • Job RefSAL9628
  • Contract Full Time
  • Posted 10/06/2021
  • Expiry 24/06/2021

Wednesday - Saturday 5.30am - 4pm


  • Enhanced Pension
  • Private Health Scheme (T’s & C’s apply)
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Training & Development

The Right Person

We are looking for someone who has experience in a planning role who can manage their own workload but also work as part of a larger functional and cross functional team to help to keep production running efficiently. We have seen some fantastic improvements in the team recently with the introduction of new systems so you will be flexible to change and will enjoy picking up new skills. We are also looking for:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a planning role
  • Experience of working within a food or beverage production environment
  • Excellent IT skills – Excel and planning systems including System 21 and Preactor

Job Opportunity

Generate scheduled daily production plans that meet the operational KPI’s. Manage finished and work in progress stock levels in all areas to ensure customer service level expectations are met whilst minimising waste.

  • Maintaining and developing strong communication links with the operational teams to ensure effective communication and feedback of information
  • Monitoring of production performance versus plan.
  • Generation of “KPI” information, and reviewing operation KPI data and feeding key elements back into the planning systems

Saladworks is part of the Samworth Brothers Group, a 4th generation family business that prides itself on looking after its people and producing high quality products. We are always looking for outstanding people, with great attitudes and an openness to learning to join our family. The size of our business enables us to support career development and progression that will help our people fulfil their potential.

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