Planning Manager

Leicester, Leicestershire
Competitive Salary plus benefits
07 Aug 2019
07 Sep 2019
Cl Plan 1
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

My client a successful food manufacture is seeking a Planning Manager, to oversee the movement of raw materials to finished products, from supplier to customer.

Reporting to the Senior Management Team you will build strong relationships with suppliers, supply chain, planning and production departments.

This is an opportunity to really make a difference, drive change and continuous improvement on site.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct monthly capability and labour reviews Issue daily and weekly plans
  • Drive continuous improvements, efficiencies, reduce costs and meet customer requirements
  • Ensure stock levels target zero write off
  • Maintain quality checks from raw material to finished goods, making recommendations where necessary.
  • Document control management
  • Report against KPI's
  • Exceed customer expectations
  • Manage and develop team of planners


Skills and Experience

  • -Demonstrable experience within a Senior Planning or Planning Management Role
  • -Food Manufacturing Planning experience within Short Shelf life food products
  • -Confident user of ERP systems
  • -Strong IT Skills
  • -Proven management and leadership skills
  • -Keen to develop, educate and drive change from within


  • Hours and Days of work- Days- Monday to Friday with some flexibility to meet demands of the business Competitive Salary depending on experience SAP, Planning Manager, Senior Planner, FMCG, Food Manufacture, Food Production, Ingredients, Supply Chain

Mach are acting as a recruitment agency for this vacancy




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