Planning Manager

b3 jobs
West Midlands
£36,000 - £40,000 + benefits
11 Oct 2018
28 Oct 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Planning Manager

Job ref: 61845 | £36,000 - £40,000 | West Midlands

The company

This is a great opportunity to join a large chilled food group who supply own branded products into all the major retailers. A well recognisable product, the business is innovative and can offer a rewarding working environment plus progression within the company for the right candidate.

The job

The purpose of the Planning Manager is to effectively manage and lead the planning team to deliver the most efficient production plan whilst maintaining the optimum customer service level within the agreed KPI’s.

You will coach and mentor the team to drive change, continuous improvement and efficiencies, manage the site daily forecast & demand process, coordinate the commercial forecast at SKU level & convert into forecast / event planning and ensure the effective management of NPD activity from the point of entry into the factory to final sign off.

Your experience

To be considered for the Planning Manager role, you will possess extensive experience of working in supply chain/planning within FMCG, most ideally food manufacturing. You will be proficient in using WMS and other planning functions, be continuous improvement focused and be comfortable working in a fast paced, ever changing environment. Previous management / team leading experience is also required.

More details

The Planning Manager job is based in the West Midlands region and is paying £36,000 - £40,000 according to individual skills and previous experience plus benefits including company pension, 33 days holiday, childcare vouchers plus learning and development opportunities.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm, however some flexibility will be required to meet the needs of the business.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Planning Manager job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job by emailing me, Ryan Marchant, quoting job reference 61845.

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We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative job titles

Planning Manager | Food Production Planning Jobs | FMCG Planning Jobs | Planning Supervisor | Production Planner | Head of Planning | Demand Manager | Materials Planner | Food Manufacturing Jobs | Shropshire

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