Production Planning Lead


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HelloFresh is on a mission to transform the way the world thinks about home cooking. Forget the hassle of supermarkets, or the tiresome process of planning your weekly meals - we deliver to your door all the ingredients, instructions and inspiration needed to make delicious meals at home, from scratch.

At just 9 years in, we’re the industry leader and have delivered hundreds of millions of meals to millions of households worldwide and are passionate about disrupting one of the last industries to go online - food and grocery.

But most importantly, it’s our incredible people who make HelloFresh what it is. We thrive on giving our employees an inclusive working environment, in which they have access to development opportunities and in which their voices are heard and valued every day. This helps us best reflect and serve our customers.

So if you’re keen to join a caring, fun and energetic team, look no further!

About the job :

This position is a great opportunity for a recent graduate to join our amazing Planning Team in Banbury and be at the heart of our business. You will be involved in planning the material, work force and the overall production of our delicious meal kits, before they go to all our hungry customers in the UK. You will also have the opportunity to support the business with KPI's and improvements to our production planning process.

What you will be doing :

  • Oversee and coordinate the daily planning operations
  • Supervise and actively participate in the production schedule creation
  • Analyse previous week’s production measurements to adapt future plans’ parameters and extract information for ongoing and subsequent projects
  • Actively driving initiatives to improve tools and processes in order to optimise production, measurement and reporting of KPIs
  • Coordinate sort and mid-term team and business projects
  • Maintain relationship with key stakeholders from within and outside of the business

Who you are:

  • Ideally working within a similar environment and sector (FMCG/Consumer goods)
  • Strong level in Excel and Google sheets
  • Strong communication and good people skills
  • Detailed oriented
  • Good prioritization skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Proactive and initiative
  • Have a "can do" attitude

What you will get in return:

  • 70% discount on HelloFresh boxes from day 1
  • Free local gym access or private health care
  • Pension scheme contribution
  • Additional working flexibility available after 6 months
  • Access to our Learning & Development platform, to keep learning on top of your daily tasks!
  • Borrow my Doggy Premium account
  • Free breakfast, hot and cold drinks every day
  • Weekly Power Sanctuary Yoga class
  • Employee Assistance Programme provided by Health Assured
  • Regular fun activities and team building

Start date: ASAP

Location: Banbury, United Kingdom

Recruitment process: first, you will have a phone interview with a member of our Talent Acquisition Team. If successful, you will be sent a technical test to complete at home. Depending on the result, you will be invited for two video interviews (one competency and one culture fit).


Thank you for taking the time to apply, we can't wait to read your application!


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, religion or belief.

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