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Planning Manager

The Sterling Choice Ltd
Melton Mowbray
£45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, Planning, Production, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Planning Manager

Salary: Up to £50,000

Location: Melton Mowbray

Welcome to an opportunity to be part of something special – a team that values your contributions and champions your growth.

This organisation, fosters an environment where your talents are recognised and your potential is unleashed. Join us and embark on a rewarding journey filled with exciting challenges and meaningful connections.

About the Role

As a vital member of our Supply Chain team, you'll lead the charge in driving excellence in materials and packaging planning. Your role is crucial in ensuring our operations run smoothly, meeting business targets, and exceeding customer expectations. Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Empowerment and Engagement: Foster a culture of safety, engagement, and focus within the Planning team, ensuring alignment with site strategies.
  • Efficient Planning: Develop and execute cost-effective plans for materials and packaging, optimizing processes across the board.
  • Supplier Relationships: Cultivate strong relationships with suppliers, proactively managing non-conformances and ensuring a steady supply chain flow.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams to maximize site utilisation while maintaining optimal stock levels and superior customer service.

The Ideal Candidate

We're seeking a passionate individual who thrives in a collaborative environment and is driven to achieve excellence.

Here's what we're looking for:

  • Experience: Background in food industry and proven experience in material or packaging planning.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in MRP/ERP systems and ideally experience with Power BI and advanced Excel skills.
  • Leadership: Previous experience managing teams in fast-paced environments is a plus.
  • Supplier Management: Demonstrated ability to effectively manage relationships with multiple suppliers.

Why Join Us?

At our organisation, you're not just an employee; you're family.

Here's what’s on offer:

  • Exceptional Benefits: Enjoy enhanced pension schemes, private health insurance, employee discounts, and more.
  • Continuous Growth: Unlock your potential through ongoing training and development opportunities.
  • Dynamic Environment: Thrive in an inclusive culture where collaboration and positivity drive success.
  • Stability and Progression: Join a fourth-generation family business with a strong sense of stability and endless opportunities for career advancement.

Apply Now!

If you're ready to be part of our thriving family and contribute to delivering excellence, apply today! Your journey towards a fulfilling career starts here.


Recruitment specialists for the food manufacturing, FMCG and engineering sectors covering the UK and USA.  Contract, Interim, and Permanent specialists covering Engineering, HR, NPD/Process, Sales & Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain, and Technical.

We like to think we are a little different, taking a human-centric approach to recruitment. We match candidates and clients using shared values and visions alongside experience, qualifications, and ability.

We know that when candidates and clients have good synergy, great things happen. The Sterling Choice team are ‘people’ people and have come together from a variety of consumer-facing backgrounds such as customer service, sales, hospitality, and the leisure industry.

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01733 391515

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