Planning Manager

Rosyth Permanent £40,000 - £50,000
  • A varied and exciting role for an experienced Planning Manager
  • A newly created opportunity with genuine scope for progression

About Our Client

A forward thinking company who are passionate about creating a positive environment for everybody. The company continues to invest in the site and their people. Many of the management team have worked their way up from the shop floor.

Job Description

  • Management and development of the planning team
  • Responsibility for plan attainment of 95% across the factory and customer service levels of 99%
  • Develop the capacity plan for forthcoming 3-12 months
  • Work with the operations team to ensure shift patterns and labour hours are right for the business
  • Measure sales forecast accuracy to ensure we drive the forward forecast for the business
  • Responsibility for scheduling of raw material in ensuring technical specifications at adhered to.
  • Responsibility for frozen WIP stock built to meet promotional and seasonal demand using frozen stock, internal life and ensuring no out of date product.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience in a senior planning or Planning manager role
  • Experience of making strategic planning decisions
  • Experience of managing an overview of multiple plans
  • Senior planning experience in fast moving consumer goods, preferably chilled
  • Advanced Excel User (complex formulas, macros and conditional formatting)
  • Evidence of strong leadership skills in managing people.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels, ensuring information is delivered and understood.
  • Ability to drive change through positive communication, employee involvement and forward planning. (e.g. quickly create new plans for new product types)
  • Ability to deliver under pressure; and flexibility within time management to ensure business needs are met.
  • Able to take the initiative and push projects forward; solutions-focused.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.

What's on Offer

A competitive reward package, training in new skills, (including externally accredited courses) and an opportunity to progress your career in a global, well-respected organisation.

Gail Halkett
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+44 141 331 7957

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