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Job Title

Production Planning Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsBirmingham, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted06 July 2017

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To manage the Site scheduling process to optimise the production plan to deliver OTIF and Factory costs:

  • Delivery of the weekly site planning/scheduling process
  • Work with the wider planning team to deliver continuous improvement opportunities & process/systems development.
  • Delivery of agreed customer service level targets.

Client Details

A highly specialised Manufacturing business based in the heart of the Midlands. A global manufacturer committed to driving innovation and to developing top quality products for their customers.


To provide the site with a comprehensive inbound and outbound logistics service to ensure that adequate materials are available to enable the site production plan to be delivered in full, through the effective management of :

  • Incoming raw materials, ingredients and packaging, in conjunction with key suppliers.
  • Budgetary control including target setting & use of ABC analysis to manage stock levels.
  • The dispatch of finished goods to the NDC, direct to export locations, or to enable investigation of site quarantined goods.

To ensure the planning of all material supply activities for the site to meet the production plan, through the effective management of:
  • Key stakeholders in supply & purchasing to deliver optimal solutions to issues
  • Order placement to ensure adequate materials are in the right place at the right time in the right quantity to meet the plan, inc NPD items for trials

In all these areas of responsibility, support, direct, coach and develop a team of people, ensuring they have skills and knowledge to perform their duties effectively and safely, contributing to overall site performance targets.


-Analytical & problem solving
-Planning and organising
-Financial awareness
-Strong knowledge of systems, MRP, ERP

Since the Planning & Logistics Manager is part of the senior management team of the site it's necessary to have good and effective communication and leadership skills. You are a strong team-player, persuasive & influencing. Furthermore, you have to be decisive & tenacious for this job. People management skills are important for the success of the role!

Job Offer

£35,000-£45,000 Basic plus package

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