Planning Manager

£40000 - £450000 per annum + Benefits
27 Mar 2018
24 Apr 2018
Lisa-Marie Dienel
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Are you looking for the next step on the career ladder within an FMCG environment? Would you rise to the challenge to lead a team within a highly established manufacturer?

We are currently seeking an exceptional Planning professional who is keen to take on a new challenge and support a site as they take their brand from strength to strength.

Reporting into the General Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation throughout the production and distribution life of each product.

You will be responsible for a small, enthusiastic team and will ideally have prior experience within a leadership role. You will develop and maintain the current high standards on site and ensure a high performance work culture is maintained at all times through a lead by example approach.

It is essential that you are proactive in your approach and have a strong background building and maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers alike. You will also have experience of stock management and product life span.

As the ideal candidate you will have a high level of numeracy, strong commercial awareness and negotiation skills. You will also have MRP system experience and be competent in basic Microsoft Office software.

If you feel you meet these criteria and are seeking an exceptional opportunity then an updated copy of your CV is required for this application. ZEST are specialists at food manufacturing recruitment; we offer a more dynamic and thorough recruitment service into the food and drink industry.

If this particular opportunity is not right or you are looking for confidential advice about the industry, please do not hesitate to contact Lisa-Marie Dienel on 01780 483 999 or email

Planner, production planning, FMCG, material planner, demand planner, planning manager, supply chain manager, demand planning manager, supply chain, short shelf life, long shelf life

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