Planning Manager

West London
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
07 Mar 2019
04 Apr 2019
Justine Withers
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Job Title: Planning Manager
Location: West London
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum
Reference: HB3936

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and talented Planning Manager to join a big player in the FMCG sector. The role will be very challenging, testing your organisational, communications and problem-solving skills but also very satisfying and rewarding.

A key part of your role will be to manage the tactical and strategic planning functions, ensuring delivery of short term daily scheduling and long-term capacity and labour planning whilst maintaining agreed customer service level. Managing the planning team to deliver daily production schedules driven by customer demand ensuring that resources are available to manage this.

Developing key relationships with your team, other departments, customers and suppliers will be key to your role and a strong personality will be required to do this. You will need to plan the Critical Pathway for certain product groups to ensure the company maximises its profitability for each project.

Ideal Candidate
* Experience as a Planning Manager in the FMCG sector
* Excellent problem-solving skills to adapt to different situations
* Strong communication skills to develop key relationships
* Very analytical in their work maximise productivity
* Strong IT skills

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements, please get in touch with Justine Withers at or by calling 01733 235111.

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