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Production Planner

Job Details
  • ProdPlanner
  • Oscar Mayer Group
  • Wrexham
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Up to £26,000 dependent on experience

Oscar Mayer Wrexham is part of the Oscar Mayer Group, a UK-wide company specialising in manufacturing prepared foods for the top UK grocery retailers such as The Co-Operative, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Aldi and Waitrose. With three sites and approximately 3,500 employees, the company prides itself on a busy yet positive working environment, a culture of open communication, and a long-standing workforce - 60% of employees have given over 10 years of service.

With 1,500 employees, the Wrexham Industrial Estate site is a very fast-paced operation, with an impressive 2 million ready meals being produced each week.

Job description

We are looking to recruit a Production Planner to our Planning team. This role will work with the established team to produce the production, capkold, quench and kettle schedules each day, ensuring the best possible efficiency and minimising production downtime.

This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to get a further understanding of production, or looking for a role with real responsibility with open possibilities for progression.

Main Responsibilities

  • Plan and schedule the daily production activities
  • Liaise and communicate the planning requirements with Departmental Managers
  • Improve scheduling to maximise the commercial benefit

Skills required

  • Computer literate, with particularly strong skills in Excel
  • Able to prioritise, and react to change, efficiently
  • Highly motivated individual, able to work under pressure
  • Analytically-minded
  • Previous experience within a planning role would be highly advantageous. Experience within a Food Production Factory is essential.

Hours: Sunday - Thursday 07:30-15:30 some flexibility will be required. 

Salary: Dependent on experience

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