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Planning Manager

Planning Manager

Job Title: Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackwood
Industry: Industrial (Warehouse & Manufacturing)
Reference: HQ851_1672846757
Contact Name: Naomi Gibbs
Contact Email:
Job Published: 04 January 2023
Job Description

An opportunity to join an extremely successful manufacturing company that has experienced sustained growth for the past 15 years. Involved in producing items for some of the best-known food outlets in the UK.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage a small team of planning resources to deliver the following:-
  • Short and medium term schedules from customer demand, identifying and communicating constraints or issues to stakeholders.
  • Liaise with other members of the Operations team to formulate and coordinate weekly production plans for manufacturing, considering all material availability, capacity constraints and resource.
  • Organising the necessary raw materials in order to meet production demand.
  • Liaise with Commercial department when any adverse variation in customer demand is significant compared to previous schedules.
  • To become fully conversant with existing MRP system and a point of leadership for implementation of a planned SAP platform / functionality in the future.

Personal Specification:

  • Graduate, preferably in an Engineering / Manufacturing related subject
  • Ideally MCIPS (or working towards)
  • Demonstrable leadership capability
  • Ideally a proven track record in a senior role within a FMCG manufacturing company
  • Ideally experience and understanding of MRP systems, predominantly SAP
  • Be able to make decisions quickly and sometimes under pressure
  • Be able to cope with deadlines and other pressured situations
  • Driven / self-motivated / career orientated, and has the potential and ambition to progress beyond this role.

For more information, please contact Naomi on 07506 949615.

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