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Production Planner

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Production Planner

  • Location:

    March

  • Sector:

    Food, Fresh Produce, Agriculture

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Jack Brooks

  • Job ref:

    JB17870

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Production Planner | Fresh Produce | March

6 Month contract

Salary: Competitive + Overtime

Are you passionate about organic farming and sustainable agriculture?

Do you have excellent planning and organizational skills?

Do you want to join a growing and innovative company that produces high-quality organic potatoes?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you might be the perfect candidate for the business I'm working with!

As a production planner, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing production plans and schedules, based on market demand, weather conditions, and crop quality
  • Coordinating with the farm managers, agronomists, packhouse staff, and logistics team to ensure the smooth and efficient flow of our production process
  • Monitoring and reporting on the production status and performance, and identifying and resolving any issues or challenges that may arise
  • Optimizing the use of our resources, such as land, labour, equipment, and materials, to achieve our production goals and reduce costs and waste
  • Researching and implementing best practices and innovative solutions to improve our productivity, quality, and sustainability


To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Experience in production planning, preferably in the organic or horticultural sector
  • A good knowledge of organic potato farming, including crop varieties, pest and disease management, and certification standards is desirable
  • A strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • A high level of computer literacy, with proficiency in MS Office and ERP systems
  • A great communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work with different stakeholders and teams
  • A passion for organic farming and a commitment to our values and vision

How to apply:

Click the link below to apply directly or get in contact with Jack at jack@morepeople.co.uk