Role details

S&OP Planning Manager

Rochdale   •   £40,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Global Manufacturing Business in the North-West
  • Proven track record in S&OP Management across multi-site operations

About Our Client

Global Manufacturing Business based in the Greater Manchester area, who are currently looking to recruit a S&OP Planning Manager to their expanding Supply Chain Operation.

Job Description

The role of S&OP Planning Manager for Manufacturing Business in the North-West, will oversee the following:

  1. Manage the planning function, including creation of medium and long term plans and management of day-to-day planning activities to meet the needs of the customer base
  2. Drive and co-ordinate the Sales and Operations Plan (S&OP), including the creation of the S&OP plan, chairing the S&OP meeting and execution of the agreed plan.
  3. Establish and maintain a demand planning
  4. Manage the planning team through the daily, weekly and monthly planning cycles insuring performance to expectation and identification and implementation of improvement activities.
  5. Monitor operational performance against agreed plans, identify capacity variances, and ensure effective utilization and delivery of capacity
  6. Communicate deviation or anticipated deviance from plan and suggested corrective action as soon as known.
  7. Oversee the management of planning and scheduling data and production planning technical configurations to ensure data and systems are defined with sufficient integrity to support all planning and operational activity.
  8. Encourage and promote operating in a continuous improvement environment.

The Successful Applicant

Ideally, the successful candidate will have the following background:

  • very good understanding of operational and planning processes
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret production and demand data
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers
  • and improving a Sales and Operations Planning process
  • Significant experience of working in a manufacturing environment is essential
  • Significant practical experience in managing a planning function
  • SAP skills are essential in this role

What's on Offer

Circa. £55,000

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