Production Planner

TeamBuilders Employment & Business Solutions is hiring for an experienced Production Planner to join a food processing company in the Reedley, CA area.

The Production Planner will be responsible for coordinating purchasing, planning production activities, inventory management, scheduling, logistics coordination, cost analysis and budgeting for a fast paced food processing facility. This position will require strong analytical, organizational and detail orientation skills.

The Production Planner position is being offered on a Direct Hire/Permanent basis and the hours of the position are Monday through Friday, daytime hours and may require overtime and weekends as necessary.  Company offers an excellent benefits package and a team oriented work environment. The starting salary range is $70K-$80K yearly, DOE.

The Daily Responsibilities & Essential Duties:

  • Daily Coordination & Collaboration with Management Team (Production Management, Accounting, HR, etc.)
  • Planning & Scheduling Production
  • Procurement
  • Inventory Monitoring & Management
  • Freight/Logistics Coordination
  • Cost Analysis & Departmental Budget Management
  • Daily Reporting
  • Quality & Food Safety Compliance
  • Vendor Negotiations
  • Contract Management
  • Employee Supervision of Production Team
  • Additional Related Duties as Required

Required Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Minimum of 5 Years’ experience in Production Planning or a relative role within a Food & Beverage Processing Facility
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred however a combination of experience and education will be considered
  • Advanced Purchasing, Cost Analysis and Budgeting Experience within a Food Processing environment
  • Professional Communication Skills (Verbal, Interpersonal and Written)
  • Outstanding Time Management, Detail Orientation, Project Management, Organizational & Supervisory Skills
  • Advanced MS Office Skills (Word, Excel, Access & Outlook)in addition to Industry Software Skills
  • Ability to efficiently work within a fast paced environment with multiple deadlines and simultaneous projects
  • Strong knowledge of Food Quality & Safety, HACCP Certification preferred

If you have the skills and experience and would like to be considered for the Production Planner position, please submit your resume and cover letter for immediate review. Apply Directly!

Please Include the Following in the Cover Letter:

  • Your availability to interview and begin working in the Reedley, CA area
  • Detailed description of your experience and how it directly relates with the duties listed
  • Confirmation that you have previous Production Planning experience within a Food Processing environment
  • Any additional information that will showcase your candidacy for the Production Planner position
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