Head of Planning

£80000 - £80000 Per Annum Competitive plus package
30 Nov 2018
28 Dec 2018
Melonie Dallet
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company:

We are delighted to be working with one of the leading FMCG manufacturers in the UK. With a wide range of diverse customers across the UK and Internationally they are looking for a Head of Planning to report directly into the Supply Chain Director.

The Opportunity:

The purpose of this role is to lead the supply and demand planning function through effective team management and collaboration. Working within a high performing supply chain team, some of the main responsibilities of the role are:

  • To improve the quality of supply and demand planning across the operations.
  • Ownership of the strategic, tactical and operational supply plans
  • Ensure the business has the right stock, in the right place, at the right time in order to satisfy customers
  • Ownership of the S&OP planning process.

The Person:

The successful candidate will be of graduate calibre with previous planning leadership experience within an FMCG manufacturing environment and have the following experience:

  • Proactive, collaborative approach coupled with a pragmatic attitude to problem solving
  • Strong team leader and people manager who drives the organisations vision, mission and values at the forefront of decision making
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills for internal and external relationships
  • Advanced SAP or ERP knowledge
  • Highly numerate with outstanding planning ability

To find out further details about this exciting opportunity, please do not hesitate to get in contact

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