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S185 - Operations Planner - Fresh Produce - West Midlands

De Lacy Executive has been asked to recruit an Operations Planner in the Fresh Produce Sector in the West Midlands. The business is a market leader in the Fresh Produce sector and the successful candidate will effectively lead the planning for harvest, packing and transport operations across the business. The role will work closely with the Packhouse Manager, Harvest Operations Manager, Transport Manager and Operations Director to logically calculate needs over a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis.

De Lacy Executive has been asked to recruit an Operations Planner in the Fresh Produce Sector in the West Midlands. The business is a market leader in the Fresh Produce sector and the successful candidate will effectively lead the planning for harvest, packing and transport operations across the business. The role will work closely with the Packhouse Manager, Harvest Operations Manager, Transport Manager and Operations Director to logically calculate needs over a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis.

Key Responsibilities :

Meeting customers expectations on time with full delivery of a quality product.

To plan, manage and liaise across the business, ensuring that all departments have the relevant equipment to enable them to be efficient and cost effective.

Understanding stock levels and logistics in detail.

To calculate daily the most efficient packhouse line management.

Liaising with area managers to ensure that plans are being met and adjustments made to plans when required ensuring there is no stock wastage.

To assist the Packhouse Manager, Harvest Operations Manager and Transport Manager in the improvement of overall efficiency, reduction in waste of movements and equipment, everywhere.

To create and report weekly KPIs demonstrating the efficiency of all areas.

Key Requirements:

Ability to build and develop business relationships.

Excellent organisational and time management skills.

An effective team player.

IT literate.

Flexible approach to work and managing changing priorities.

Valid driving licence.

A competitive remuneration package is offered alongside fantastic career progression for the right individual.

Interested to apply or to know more? Please call Sarah Milburn on 01885 485 527 or email: sarahmilburn@delacyexecutive.co.uk.

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Please note: The Farmers Weekly imposes a closing date on all jobs listed on FWi. This can cause confusion since De Lacy Executives policy is to accept all applications until the job is filled - we rarely impose a closing date. If you are unsure please check with us. Sorry for any confusion caused.

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Summary

  • Ref: S185
  • Type: Logistics/Warehouse/Distribution Manager, Manufacturing/Facilities/Production Manager, Supply Chain Manager
  • Salary: A competitive remuneration package is offered alongside fantastic career progression for the right individual.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, WEST MIDLANDS,