Role details

Food Production Planning Manager

Milton Keynes   •   £35,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Food Production Planning Manager
  • Based in Milton Keynes

About Our Client

Food manufacturing in Milton Keynes

Job Description

  1. Manage inbound supply of Materials and packaging to designated sites to an agreed service level
  2. Minimise obsolete and waste within agreed tolerances
  3. Ensure new launches and delistments are flawlessly executed
  4. Develop and lead a team of planners, recruiting where necessary to achieve business targets
  5. Generation of line schedules in a timely and accurate manner
  6. Develop and maintain a set of relevant departmental KPIs
  7. Perform quarterly team reviews and frequent 1:1s
  8. Develop vendor management across key suppliers and become subject expert
  9. Provide an escalation point for material availability issues and resolve where possible. If not possible responsible for further escalation and communications.

Accountable for:

  1. Deliver Site and Customer service levels as agreed with Line Manager
  2. Identify and implement waste and obsolete improvement processes
  3. Issue a weekly set of KPIs to Line Manager
  4. Conduct quarterly reviews and 1:1s with team of direct reports
  5. Develop and train Direct reports to become a high performing team with specific areas of speciality
  6. Provide accurate line schedules, learn site planning techniques and propose new and better ways to perform the task
  7. Provide cover for holidays and absence within team
  8. Grow relationships with Key Supplier, learn their specialism and develop their inbound supply process in tandem with Procurement.
  9. Deliver Ad Hoc requests from Line Manager and Director in a timely manner

The Successful Applicant

Managed a complex fast paced manufacturing environment with a ever changing demand.

What's on Offer

£35,000 - £40,000 Plus car.

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