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Production Planner in Bradford - Cutler Heights

About The... We’ve got a great opportunity for a Production Planner to join our Bradford Cutler Heights manufacturing site. Reporting to the Manufacturing Planning Manager, you will generate a medium to long term production plan for...

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About The Role

We’ve got a great opportunity for a Production Planner to join our Bradford Cutler Heights manufacturing site. Reporting to the Manufacturing Planning Manager, you will generate a medium to long term production plan for all Produce Manufacturing sites.

This is a full time, permanent days role working 5 over 7 including weekends current rota pattern is 1 weekend in 7, working from home via laptop and mobile. This role also requires regular travel, if you are based in Bradford you will travel to our Worsley site at least once a week, and visit our other Produce sites.

Requirements of the Job

As a Production Planner, you will support the category to plan and coordinate the delivery of raw materials including packaging & finished goods in line with customer requirements. You will ensure all legislation and Grocery Suppliers Code of Practice requirements are adhered to, whilst managing and building relationships with all key stakeholders. You will build strong relationships with external parties and to continually improve business efficiencies.

Salary & Benefits

This job as a Production Planner offers a very competitive salary in line with current market rates. We will also offer you a fantastic benefits package; 6 weeks holiday (including bank holidays), a discount card for you and two friends or family members, giving you each 10% off your shopping in Morrisons, Colleague Bonus Scheme and competitive pension scheme.

About You

You will have worked as a Production Planner, or have experience from working in a planning function ideally with Manufacturing or Logistics, managing supplier relationships. You will be able to demonstrate strong analytical skills with a strong understanding of Grocery Suppliers Code of Practice and have a proven track record in compliance, accuracy and attention to detail. You will have strong communication, organisational and planning skills as you will be liaising with a variety of internal and external stakeholders with the ability to champion pace, change and simplicity. You will be a strong analytical thinker, who can be flexible to adapting to change and be advanced in using Excel and Google sheets.

About The Company
You may already know that Morrisons is the UK’s 4th largest supermarket. But did you know that we’re also the UK’s 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer?
Our offering is unique, as unlike other supermarkets, we source and process over 90% of the fresh food that we sell in store.
We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving 11 million customers across the UK over nearly 500 stores and an online home delivery service.

About Cutler Heights, Bradford.


Cutler Heights was Morrisons first produce manufacturing site and opened in 1976. We now produce over 100 million packs of fruit and vegetables per year. Our products are sold in every Morrisons store in the UK and we employ over 500 colleagues at site.

About our Worsley Manufacturing Site

Worsley is a fast paced 24/7 site, working a continuous 4 shift system, producing a range of prepared vegetable and carbohydrate products such as Stir Fry packs, Roasting Veg Packs and Prepared ingredients for salad bars and cafes. The site is a chilled manufacturing site with an operating temperature of 5 degrees celsius.

It involves a low risk preparation area where all of the cutting and slicing is carried out, as well as a high care packing hall where the products are put into bags and punnets.  We also grow our own beansprouts on a beansprout farm a few miles away from the main site.

Why Join Us?
We’ve a fantastic bunch of people who are at the top of their game in all kinds of fields. And in return for looking after our customers, we look after them with great rewards. Don’t just take our word for it,  to hear from our colleagues about what life is really like at Morrisons.

Extra information

Bradford - Cutler Heights
Type of Job
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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