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Planning Manager

My client is in the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain sector. They are a Global, Market Leading 3PL brand.


The Planning Manager in Swindon will be responsible for...

  • Ensure daily/weekly workload planning and volume forecasting routines are accomplished
    (i.e. staffing, equipment, space)
  • Team training and development / succession planning
  • Team morale building
  • Manage and deliver operational performance against agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) - Absence Management/Health and Safety compliance etc
  • Ensure a safe, secure, clean and fair work environment for team members
  • Support the team with Recruitment
  • Planning and placement of all manpower/MHE
  • Planning and maintaining all layout requirements
  • Planning for events and peak trade
  • Identify cost savings or opportunities.
  • Understanding and achieving specific targets regarding vehicle utilisation for core vehicles.
  • Point of contact for all strategic planning schedules created with the customer and driving efficiency's within the operation.  


The Planning Manager must have...

    • Have good commercial awareness and understanding of financial information. 

    • Planning experience within a Warehouse and Transport function

    • Customer focused and able to deliver and exceed customer expectations.

    • Self-starter, energetic, hands-on approach.

    • Effective planning and prioritisation skills.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Project management experience
  • Experience working in a large Warehouse and Transport operation

Job Offer

The Planning Manager will receive...

  • A salary of between £45,000-£50,000 depending one experience
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • 25+8 Days Holiday
  • Private Health Care
  • Monday to Friday Day Shifts

Michael Page Logistics
Job Category
Job Type
£45000 to £50000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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