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Planning Manager

RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorManufacturing
Salary£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsCheshire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted14 September 2017

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A leading FMCG organisation based in the Cheshire area are looking to recruit a Planning Manager to join their team. As Planning Manager you will be responsible for leading the planning operation to provide a robust production plan based on maximising service whilst balancing production efficiencies. You will work closely with internal teams to fully understand customer demand and manage performance against KPIs.

About the role:
  • Manage the daily planning process to provide excellent customer service, whilst maximizing production capacity and efficiencies.
  • Work with sales to forecast forward demand, constantly reviewing this against known demand to drive forecast accuracy, and manage inventory appropriately.
  • Work with operational, commercial and financial stakeholders to implement and embed a strong SIOP process, producing the data and metrics required.
  • Understand and improve customer specific stock agreements to improve service and reduce associated inventory.
  • Linking with the warehouse and procurement team to ensure that the material availability is fully aligned to the production plan.
  • Manage the product master data for accuracy and alignment, reporting on portfolio changes, complexity, effectiveness, etc. and identifying opportunities for cost and service improvements.
  • Understand and ensure the effective utilisation of the ERP system
  • Manage, coach and develop the Planning team
  • Encourage safety awareness across the team and ensure safety risk assessments are carried out appropriately.

About the person:
  • FMCG background
  • Must have a strong planning background
  • Excellent team leadership, coaching and people development skills, good motivator
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills

To apply for the Planning Manager role please send your CV to[email removed] or call 0161 214 7438 quoting the reference 2671740 if you have any questions regarding the role.

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