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Planning & Capacity Manager

RecruiterBis Henderson Recruitment
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing
Salary£38,000 to £43,000 per annum
LocationsAnglia, Cambridgeshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesDemand Planning Jobs
Date Posted31 January 2018

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Planning & Capacity Manager

Our client is a renowned global manufacturer operating in over 350 countries worldwide. This £multi billion company has numerous facilities within the UK and now requires an experienced Supply Chain Planning Manager with strong understanding of SAP to join the team.
You will be a highly customer centric Supply Chain professional, capable of managing a small team with a career history demonstrating your solid understanding of operating in a Supply Chain/Procurement function in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
The role requires you to manage the production planning and capacity of the site, maintaining and driving performance metrics for delivery and customer service.


Review of forecast demand data and the maintenance of inventory requirements whilst agreeing local production plans.

You will oversee purchasing and procurement of raw materials and the control of product availability and should possess high levels of competency in computer based systems, providing accurate management reports relating to the supply chain performance.
Leading your planning team, you will develop key supplier performance and ensure effective collaboration with colleagues across the business as well as external stakeholders.

Required experience:
  • Experience of working in a complex, fast-paced environment involving multiple lines with very short lead times (2-3 days).
  • Contingency planning for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance in a 24 hour production environment
  • Able to manage challenging forecasting requirements
  • Thorough understanding of supply chain management, production planning, scheduling, purchasing, supplier management and inventory control to ensure that production plans and ultimately customer orders are met driving continuous improvement initiatives and driving increased performance.
  • Leadership and development of a planning team
  • A good working knowledge of SAP

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Bis Henderson work with businesses to hire professionals on a permanent and interim basis across professional, management and executive roles.

Specialising in Supply Chain recruitment, Logistics recruitment, Procurement recruitment and eCommerce recruitment, we deliver candidates that meet your objectives – every time.

For more information please call 01494 620 160.

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Tel: 01604 876 345
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