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Assistant Planning Manager

Expion Search & Selection
£35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2022

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Contract Type
Planning, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Planning Manager

To £42,000 - North Kent - commutable from Erith, Dartford, Bromley, Sevenoaks

Producing fantastic products for the major grocery retailers, this high-profile business has recently enjoyed considerable investment, and have exciting plans for the future.

Taking a lead in the planning department, you'll will be managing day to day production planning activities and maintaining service levels to both internal and external customers. With an eye for details, you'll use your knowledge of fast paced manufacturing to ensure a 'right first time' attitude, and coach and develop a team of planners within the business.

You will need to be a strong communicator and be able to have regular dialogue with our customer supply chain teams. You'll know when to escalate and prioritise in the absence of senior management, and relish the chance to take on additional responsibility. You'll also be able to together with your colleagues in operations to address and resolve production needs such as materials availability, inventory levels and stock control.

Is this for me? If you've held a role in planning, or have operated at management level within operations, you'll have an appreciation of this role. You'll need to be flexible as this role is shift based on days only. You'll need to be IT literate and have the ability to manipulate and work with data at speed.

Like to know more? Get in touch and we'll support you with more information and with the recruitment process.


We offer a tailored recruitment service – efficient, effective and personal

Expion search & selection is a specialist recruiter at a middle and senior
manager, as well as director level.

Expion specialises in the recruitment of manufacturing professionals, across a variety of core disciplines and is well respected for the high quality of work we have delivered for both clients and candidates throughout our history.

Our in-depth knowledge within our core sectors, enables us to provide advice based on experience and to give you the best access to client vacancies. Expion is dedicated to delivering market leading service levels enabling us to meet and surpass both our client's and candidate's expectations every time.

Our expertise covers the following core areas of the FMCG sector:

  • Food
  • Beverage
  • Personal Care

Across those core areas, we recruit for both permanent and interim requirements throughout the following disciplines:

  • Functional Directors
  • Operations, Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Technical / Quality
  • R&D / NPD
  • Purchasing & Supply Chain
  • Commercial / Sales & Marketing
  • Human Resources

Expion. Expect More!

Find Us
01484 599 111
Heritage Exchange
W Yorks
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