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Planning Assistant - 10605

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£25-30K pa

Job Type: Permanent

Our Client based in Dartford is seeking a  Planning Assistant.  The role is offered as a full-time permanent role.  The company offers excellent benefits including health care.


Salary:             £25,000 to £30,000 pa

Hours:             37.5 hours pw, Monday to Friday – flex time available

Location:         Dartford – hybrid working available once trained ~ 2 days a week in the office

Benefits:          21 days holiday rising to 26 with service + 8 BH, 3% annual bonus, health care, subsidised

                        Restaurant plus lots more


The Planning Assistant role will suit candidates with at least one year’s planning experience who have the desire and enthusiasm to learn / succeed.


Planning Assistant skills and experience:

  • Good level of education ideally to a minimum of A Level or similar
  • Ideally studying or completed studies within Supply Chain or Planning – or willing to study
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Excel
  • At least one year’s experience in production planning
  • At least one year’s experience in inventory management/planning experience
  • Possess a high level of analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and a sense of urgency


Planning Assistant duties: 


  • Provide support and cover for the senior Production planner in managing production schedule and customer service levels.
  • Prepare, monitor and manage daily ‘At Risk’ process and follow up at risk orders
  • Creation of production batches in line with orders and production capacity
  • Preparation of key production scheduling metrics (At risk, OTS)
  • Management of inventory and supply plan for key stocked finished products.
  • Management of intercompany order demand.

To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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