Production Planner

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What you'll be doing:
We're currently recruiting a dedicated Production Planner to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Compass Oneon a full time basis, contracted to 40 hours per week.

As a Production Planner, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.

Operating in 40 countries, The Compass Group is the world leader in food service provision. Sectors that include Healthcare, Schools, Defence and Business & Industry, the Compass portfolio is wide & diverse.

The Cuisine Centre is a small manufacturing arm of healthcare & defence with two factories making the Steamplicity brand of products.

We're looking to expand the planning team in anticipation of our expected growth ambitions.
More about the role:
  • To produce the daily production plan for a busy food manufacturing site.
  • Responsible for Materials planning to ensure the requirements of the factory are met whilst maintaining an appropriate level of stock holding
  • waste minimisation.
  • Maintain planning spreadsheets and sales systems.
  • Provide operational support to the production function.
  • Occasionally customer facing and sympathetic to the changing customer needs.
What we'll give:
Production Planner - St Helens Cusine Centre

£35000 per annum/ 40 hours per week

Hybrid working

Monday to Friday with occassional weekend

Full training will be given
Who you are:
  • Clear & concise communication
  • Maths to a high standard (GCSE 5)
  • Good under shorts periods of pressure
  • Eager to learn with an appetite to succeed
  • Results driven
  • Planning experience in any capacity
  • Customer facing or supplier facing experience
  • Stock counting and reconciliation

  • Above average IT Skills
  • Good Excel knowledge
  • Demonstrate problem solving ability

  • Worked in a FMCG or food manufacture would be advantageous
  • Can demonstrate commercial awareness
  • Understand budgetary requirements and P&L
  • Coding in VBA or other high level language

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • To help with the cost of living crisis throughout this winter, Compass will be providing a free meal or equivalent Subsidy while working
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive Wow Points every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

Part of Compass Group UK&I, Medirest is the specialist healthcare operating company of Compass Group UK & Ireland, providing a full range of hotel services, including staff, patient and visitor catering, domestics, portering, security and reception, at over 130 NHS Trusts and private hospitals.

Job Reference: com/2202/73995004/52549811/MEDWJ

Compass Group UK&I is an equal opportunities employer, committed to cultivating diverse and inclusive environments for every employee.

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