Location UK / Ballymena Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1378553

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Planner based in Ballymena

Moy Park is one of the UK’s top 15 food companies, Northern Ireland’s largest private sector business and one of Europe’s leading poultry producers. With a turnover of £1.4 billion the company employs over 12,000 people across 12 manufacturing locations in the UK, France and Holland.  Moy Park is part of Pilgrim’s Pride, one of the world’s leading chicken producers. 

As the company continues its growth momentum, we wish to recruit for the following position:


Job ref no: BM/APT/000708

A vacancy has arisen for a Planner, based in Ballymena. Reporting to the Site Planning Manager, the individual appointed will be responsible for ensuring that the correct material is available for the production process, achieved through close communication and effective liaison with other key departments throughout the factory to ensure achievement of 100% CSL.

Duties will extend from providing accurate and timely reports for short and long-term planning to the contribution of reviews for proposed new products.

In order to be considered for this role all applicants must have:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of ERP and SFC systems
  • The ability to work as part of a team and in an individual manner
  • Good attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • A deep understanding of all Microsoft programmes
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills

Although not essential, it is advantageous if candidates have previous planning experience, a third level qualification in a related discipline, or previous experience working within a FMCG environment. 

This role operates on a rotational shift pattern:

Week 1 – Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 05.30 – 16.30

Week 2 – Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 05.30 – 16.30

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful, growing and leading company which provides opportunities for collaborative team-based working, learning, development and career advancement together with attractive, competitive and comprehensive remuneration packages.

For more information and to apply online by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below

CLOSING DATE: Friday 21st December 2018

Moy Park is an Equal Opportunities Employer