Head of Planning

DR Newitt
East of England
18 Jan 2019
18 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

My client, who are have grown substantially in the last few years are looking for a new addition to their Planning Team. This is an exciting opportunity for a Head of Planning with FMCG experience to further develop their career with this company.

The Role:

  • Enhance and improve productivity, reducing waste and stock by providing and implementing planning processes
  • Liaise an collaborate with the Commercial team to ensure operational plans are carried out successfully, taking advantage of promotional opportunities
  • Communicate any missed target performances, and plans to rectify them, to commercial/distribution/finance teams
  •  Work with Supply Chain management to implement improvement planning processes

The Candidate:

  • Over 5 years’ experience working in the Supply Chain sector, within the FMCG industry
  • The ability to communicate professionally, written and verbally. Very strong IT skills and proven knowledge of MRP planning systems
  • Flexibility to travel when needed
  • Skills to communicate and influence individuals at management levels across the business whilst maintaining relationships

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Senior level package (including car)
  • Attractive benefits and  holiday package

Please contact Toby at D R Newitt if you would like to be considered for the role.