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Addiction Foods New Zealand
  • Post Date: July 9, 2020
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Job Overview

About the Business:


Addiction Foods takes pride in being New Zealand’s largest dry pet food company. We are the leader in hypoallergenic and grain-free foods, and we pride ourselves on our eco-friendly and sustainable approach to sourcing our alternative proteins. We have been rethinking pet food to be more what nature intended for 20 years!

By “going to the ends of the earth for your pets”, we have achieved exceptional growth and have amassed a passionate following of pet owners around the world. In the same way, we aim to go further for your career by providing exciting opportunities for growth and development both in New Zealand and internationally.

For more information about us, please visit our sites:


About the Role:


With good business growth, we are looking for enthusiastic Production Planner who is responsible in coordinating with customers’ orders into a feasible production plan and order the incoming raw materials to meet the desired production plan.

Who are we looking for:

– Someone who can think on their feet
– Someone who can challenge the status quo
– Think outside the square
– Getting the job done promptly and accurately
– Works well in a team but takes individual responsibility


Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

– Work closely with Sales and collate sales
– Coordinate with a cross functional team to ensure production plan is feasible, understood and meets the needs of the customer
– Monitor production rates and raw material prices, contacting suppliers and checking inventories.
– Forecasts the future need of certain materials in order to increase or decrease production levels accordingly
– Provides necessary reports to the Supply Chain/ Warehouse Manager or other managers as required
– Works well with managers to execute rules and regulations of the company
– Manages the production flow from beginning to end, ensuring all necessary communication is coordinated to ensure production success


Skills and Experience:


– At least 2 years’ proven experience as a Production Planner in a food manufacturing environment preferred
– Proficient with Microsoft Office, running MRP system; SAP is a plus
– Preferably 2-4 years’ experience in materials/ production planning
– Required Skills: Materials planning, Inventory, Warehouse, Logistics, Mathematics, Procurement and Scheduling
– Candidate must be initiative, analytical, detail oriented, organized, team player and bring professional attitude towards work
– Customer focus is a must and the ability to co-ordinate a cross functional team
– The ability to influence and get results from all members of the value chain
– Excellent English communication skills (Written and Oral)

What you get by joining us:

If you like what you read above and you think you have what it takes to join our innovative team, then please see the below to what we can offer you in return.

– Career progression and internal opportunities
– Continuous training and development
– Long service rewards
– The chance to work alongside passionate people
– Great team culture
– Generously discounted pet food
– Being part of a dynamic progressive company

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