Planning Manager

£28000 - £32000 per annum
14 Jan 2019
11 Feb 2019
Caroline Johnson
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Role - Planning Manager
Salary - £28,000 - £32,000
Location - Somerset

The purpose of this role is to be the main point of contact for all planning and supply chain operations for this innovative and growing food business. You will be consistently improving the process to increase sales and be the most cost effective and therefore supporting a great company. As you can imagine, this is no small task- are you ready to take on this new challenge?

You will be a confident supply chain professional looking for a new challenge with a slight twist. A good twist but a twist nonetheless. You will also need to have the capacity to make difficult decisions when needed, alongside having a proven track record of delivering success projects through an effective level of communication.

The Planning Manager will:
*Resolve issues raised by suppliers.
*Ensure the planning team meet set KPI's.
*Seek out any cost saving initiatives and follow through with their delivery.
*Manage projects where necessary.
*Ensure customer service levels are the best they can be.
*Resolve quickly and delivery issues that arise and work closely with the distributor.

As a Planning Manager with this company, you must also have desire to get really stuck in with the role and company culture and also display an excellent leadership style. With this, it is also essential that you can develop relationships in a constructive way and build strong bonds with suppliers and customers aswell as other members of the team in order to really take the company forward. With this in mind, you may currently be in a similar Supply Chain Manager or planning manager role or be looking to take that next step from a planning manager role or a similar role.

To apply for this Planning Manager role, please click apply below or alternatively contact Caroline on 01173 252 999 at Zest Solutions.

Here at Zest we specialise in placing professionals, like yourself, into the food and drink manufacturing industries. This includes departments such as Production , Planning, Operations, NPD and Warehousing.

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