Planning Manager

Oldham Permanent £50,000 - £60,000
  • Join a stable and well established manufacturer with a strong order book
  • Transform a planning function with support on systems development

About Our Client

Our client is a successful, and growing manufacturer serving customers on a global basis. They have recently made significant investments into the business across systems, facilities, and most importantly talent.

Job Description

As the Planning Manager you will:

  • Review the current team, systems, and processes to support development in all of the areas
  • Help develop functional responsibilities for all team members, building in the opportunity for upskilling
  • Evaluate the ERP system usage and functionality. This will include reviewing the use master data, highlighting opportunities for efficiencies, and scheduling additional training as required
  • Chair S&OP meetings and help embed necessary behaviours to make it a success
  • Build relevant internal relationships (production, quality, purchasing, warehouse) to gain a clear picture of operational capability
  • Raise the profile of planning within the business and contribute to the senior leadership team

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will:

  • Already be a Planning Manager within a complex manufacturing business (large BOMs, multiple lines / cells, fluctuating customer demand)
  • Be able to demonstrate successful transformational management of supply, demand, and production planning teams
  • Have a credible working knowledge of ERP systems (ideally in SAP, MS Dyanmics, or similar)
  • Built a successful planning function from first principles

What's on Offer

c £50,000 + package

Jonathan Weller
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+44 161 829 0388

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Jonathan Weller
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