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Title:  Production Planner

City:  Market Drayton
Department:  Logistics & Supply Chain & Transport

Market Drayton, GB, TF9 3SQ

Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by the Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller which employs over 24,000 people throughout Europe.

In the UK, Müller develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of branded and private label dairy products made with milk from more than 1,700 British farmers.

The Müller brand is ranked at No.7 in The Grocer’s Top 100 list of Britain’s Biggest Brands, and is also the 7th most chosen brand in the UK.

Muller offers you a long term career with a genuine market leader; we are an entrepreneurial company where people love to work and make a difference. Our competitive advantage comes through driving value through innovation and brands, scale, operational excellence and building a high performing international organisation.


We are currently recruiting in our Supply Chain Department based in Market Drayton, Shropshire for a Production Planner to support our re-pack department. This role will deliver the right product at the right time in full and on the correct status ready for sale.


This is a great entry level role for anyone looking for a career within Supply Chain in a top FMCG branded business.



Key responsibilities will include:


  • Finished product stock holding to be kept within set parameters
  • Planning the most effective and efficient production runs
  • Assessing sales volumes versus inventory levels and production capacity to initiate the planning process
  • Arrangeing use of non-conformance raw materials as required
  • Coordination of the re pack operation at Culina and CML
  • Advising Production Planners of the Market Drayton Private Label production
  • Assisting in Re Pack projects
  • Being a SAP user testing when required for future IT updates
  • Creating daily and weekly production plans for Repack
  • Issuing daily and weekly production plans to business
  • Daily handover of production plans to Manufacturing Leaders
  • Communication throughout day with Manufacturing leaders on all production aspects
  • Issuing weekend handover to the the Planning Team



Key skills & experience


  • Essential: The ability to work, problem solve and make decisions under pressure in a fast paced production environment
  • Essential: Ability to communicate at all levels, retain information, have a flexible approach and work as part of a team
  • Desirable: Microsoft office all applications, SAP, FMS, WMS 1&2, Preactor, Database applications
  • Desirable: Experience of production planning Ideally in the Re Pack Operation
  • Desirable: Knowledge of dairy manufacturing
  • Good numeracy skills and methodical / calm approach


The Process

If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role please apply at www.mullercareers.co.uk


Contact Details:

F.A.O. Hire To Retire Recruitment, Müller UK & Ireland, Donnington Wood Business Park, Telford, Shropshire, TF2 7GJ

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