Specialist recruitment resourcing within the food & drink manufacturing sectors


Production Planner * £20,000 * Folkestone

An excellent opportunity for an experience Production Planner to join this highly successful food manufacturing business with a fantastic reputation.


  • Highly Successful business
  • Monday – Friday role

THE PRODUCTION PLANNER will report into the Site Co-ordinator & Production Manager and will be responsible for ensuring stock levels and production capacity are at the required level to ensure outputs whilst minimising waste. Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Creates and maintains a production schedule detailing all tasks and when they should be completed by to meet expected completion date.
  • Liaises with sales division to determine customer requirements.
  • Purchasing of raw ingredients and other supplies.
  • Monitoring of stock levels and scheduling purchase orders accurately and effectively.
  • Organises project paperwork, including purchase orders, and maintains records accurately to be effective to operations and other departments.
  • Assisting in the day-to-day operations.


We’re looking for an articulate, experienced production planner ideally with a food manufacturing background but certainly with high volume FMCG experience. Other key attributes will include:

  • You will be a natural communicator and will have personal qualities which include persistence and resilience to ensure successful outcomes in this demanding environment.
  • Strong personality, self-starter with tenacity and drive
  • Ability to meet set deadlines and flexible to work around the shift.
  • Monitoring the usage of raw materials each day against the standard usage determined from the production forecasts

If this Production Planner job is of interest or you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!

“Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate’s suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants.”

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