Senior Planning Manager

Manchester Permanent
  • High growth FMCG with a strong UK presence and International footprint
  • Join a high performing team, and develop into a senior leader

About Our Client

My client is a well respected, international FMCG manufacturer. They have shown strong growth through the pandemic, and continue to invest in capacity to meet the order book. Investment in people has always been at the forefront of their success, giving an opportunity for a long term and challenging career.

Job Description

As the Senior Planning Manager you will:

  • Inherit a high performing planning team, and be responsible for both supply and production planning for a JIT environment. You will need to engage with the team to understand their capability and help manage the operational performance as well as maintain / build motivation
  • Building relationships with the manufacturing operation to understand constraint, issues, and aid problem solving
  • Work with the purchasing team to highlight supply issues, and ideally onboard secondary sources
  • Contribute to the site leadership team, and ensure clear communication at all times
  • Support and derive continuous improvement within the team and overall operations
  • Ensure the planning team stay and the forefront of any product changes (NPD or phase out) to avoid stock write-offs and unpredicted demand

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Already in a Senior Planning Manager role within FMCG manufacturing
  • Have a strong working knowledge of supply and production planning
  • Have tested leadership skills, including strong communication, integrity, credibility, and a motivator
  • Open to a challenging career and further development
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems, ideally SAP APO

What's on Offer

circa £55,000 + car + package

Flexible working patterns

Jonathan Weller
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+44 161 829 0388

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