Supply Chain Planning Manager

Magenta International
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
up to £60000 per annum
Closing date
17 Oct 2021

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Logistics, Planning, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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This role just in from one of the UK’s leading providers of Fresh Produce (and a real favourite for us to work with!) . Now looking for an experienced Supply Chain Planning Manager to oversee the planning and forecasting team ensuring optimum levels of stock availability.

What you’ll get….

  • Salary circa £50-60k
  • Annual pay reviews
  • 33 days inclusive of Bank Holidays. 
  • Retail Discount membership.
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Health Care Cash Plan membership.

Your role….

  • Plan and implement the overall planning and forecasting strategy.
  • Ensure high stock availability whilst maintaining optimum stock holding value.
  • Collaborate with Procurement, Sales, Operations, Logistics and Quality teams.
  • Implement and maintain customer change requirements.
  • Supplier collaboration to mutually achieve agreed expectations.
  • Suggest solutions for process for continuous improvements.
  • Manage 3PL customer supply against agreed KPIs.
  • Train, evaluate and motivate your team.
  • Assist suppliers with booking procedures and compliance.

Reporting KPI data to direct line report and the wider business

What you’ll already demonstrate….

  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail.
  • High level of numerical accuracy and reporting skills
  • Ability to communicate and effect change with internal and external suppliers.
  • Outstanding Organisational skills with a hands-on, tenacious, pragmatic approach
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbally ability to remain in control and follow process.
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst meeting deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally with Account Managers and the Operations teams

Previous management experience in supply chain environment, preferably in a FMCG environment.

A high-level understanding of Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Ability to present key data effectively and in a readily understandable manner.

45 hours per week which includes 30-minute daily break.  Monday to Friday (with some flexibility to meet demands of the business)

Core Hours 8.00am to 5.00pm or 9.30am to 6.30pm


Magenta International Ltd offers a complete recruitment service into the Technical, Operational and Commercial sectors of Food and Beverage Manufacturing industry throughout the UK.

We supply across all levels, both on a staff and interim/contract basis into the following disciplines:

  • Technical, Quality Assurance & Quality Control
  • Product & Process Development
  • Production, Operations & Planning
  • Food Safety & Law
  • Engineering & Maintenance
  • Hygiene, Health & Safety & Environmental
  • Warehouse, Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Laboratory / Microbiology 
  • Sales, Marketing, Business Development & Procurement
  • HR & Finance
Find Us
020 8547 3399
2 Ram Passage
Kingston upon Thames
United Kingdom

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