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Planning Manager

The Sterling Choice Ltd
£45k - 48k per year + Benefits
Closing date
26 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Planning Manager


Mon - Fri

Salary – circa 45k-48k + benefits

Unlock the door to a thriving career in a high-growth industry! Our success story continues, and you could be a pivotal part of it.

We're on the lookout for an exceptional Planning Manager who is ready to embrace challenges, innovate solutions, and take ownership of their impact on a business with immense potential.

Are You the One?...

  • Leadership: Able to engage, unite & set a clear direction of travel
  • Problem-Solving Prodigy: You thrive on finding solutions, not problems.
  • Initiative Extraordinaire: Your mind is a treasure trove of innovative ideas, ready to adapt to any situation.
  • Data Dynamo: Excel sheets are your playground, and you spot trends and insights with lightning speed.
  • Spreadsheet Maestro: From formulas to functions, you're the go-to for all things Excel.
  • Communication Champion: You seamlessly navigate and communicate across different departments.
  • Ownership Enthusiast: You take responsibility for your work and drive it to success.
  • Ambitious Trailblazer: You're hungry for rewards and eager to climb the career ladder.

What's the Buzz?...

As our Planning Manager, you'll be at the core of our Supply Chain function, orchestrating the gathering, ownership, and distribution of information for optimal results.

Leading a team of circa 8 x staff inclusive of 2 team leads, you’ll be developing the plan, the people and raising the standards across the board.

Focal point for the business and planning functions, constant communication & setting out what happens next and adjusting to any reactive situations.

Brace yourself for a challenge – a new range of products is in the pipeline, demanding fresh suppliers and a planning approach that sets the stage for success.

With products with a short shelf life, your precision and planning prowess are indispensable. Dive into the world of MRP and Excel software solutions to transform data into a finely tuned supply chain. Personal growth opportunities abound as you carve out your path within the department.

Key Responsibilities: -

  • Man-Management & Leadership
  • People Development
  • Production Planning
  • Raw Materials Planning
  • Logistics Planning
  • Delivery Schedule Coordination

This is a playground for problem solvers! Enjoy the autonomy to apply your supply chain expertise without constraints and build a robust foundation for both the business and your own career.

The Right Fit: -

In this fast-paced environment, your adaptability and foresight are your secret weapons. Alongside the qualities listed above, your experience in planning (production, demand, raw materials, supply chain), FMCG, or a similarly fast-paced manufacturing industry will be invaluable. As an intermediate to advanced Excel user with a hands-on and logical problem-solving approach, you're set to thrive.

An experienced Planning leader is required, proven man-management skills are essential combined with the technical planning & supply chain knowledge.

In Return…

Your journey with us includes a fantastic opportunity for personal and professional development. Anticipate the company's revenue to nearly double in the next two years, with plans for a new factory build. Join a vibrant team of experienced professionals who make learning enjoyable.

Ready to Embark on this Exciting Journey?...

We're excited to hear from you! Submit your application, and let's explore how your skills and ambitions align with our dynamic team. The door to a rewarding career awaits – let's open it together!


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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