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Senior Planner


Are you looking for career progression? We are looking for a Senior Planner!


Job Title: Senior Planner

Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm

Pay: £25,000-£30,000




On-site car park

Close to town

Free Wi-Fi

Fresh Rewards Discount Scheme I.e. Cycle to work, retail discounts

Employee Forum

Employee fun day/gala dinner

Life assurance




Who are Freshtime?

Freshtime is a privately-owned company founded in 2000 supplying major retailers with prepared vegetables. The site has had over £14 million invested in it to have their own purpose-built site.

Continuously investing in our factory, our processes and our people are key to our success and ensure that we are always leading the way in our markets.

Freshtime is at the heart of the UK fresh produce industry covering 82,500 square feet, employing around 350 staff and ideally located to supply customers throughout the country.



This Position

This is a new role which has been created due to the growth of the business and promotion within the department. The role will report to the Planning Manager and will deputise for the Planning Manager in their absence.

In this role you will be responsible for setting the plan for the factory and ensuring all packaging, raw materials and equipment are available to meet the production plan and to manage availability during peak.

The planning department covers, sales order processing, purchase order processing, demand planning, bill of materials management and scheduling the factory.

We are also looking at implementing a new MRP system in the next 12 months and the successful candidate will be involved in the implementation process.

This is a great opportunity for the right person to join an expanding and progressive company with a fantastic chance to gain great experience and to develop their career, if this is the right opportunity for you send your CV to our HR Department; hr@freshtime.co.uk.



The Candidate

Previous experience in a similar planning role, preferably within the food industry

Background of purchasing raw materials/ingredients

Excellent ability with Excel spreadsheets

Excellent organisational skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent communication skills

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to meet deadlines

Problem solving skills



If you haven’t heard from us within 3 weeks from your application date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive we are unable to provide individual feedback.