Production Planning Manager

South West England
Competitive salary
12 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Planning Manager

Job ref: 60745 | Competitive salary | South West

The company

This major food manufacturer supplies a range of chilled products into major retail stores and other establishments. They are a well-known brand who can provide a valuable step in your career and they are dedicated to the ongoing professional development of their personnel.

The job

The business is looking to recruit an experienced and dedicated Production Planning Manager to manage the day-to-day running of the planning department. Reporting to the Head of Planning & Demand this senior site based position will directly lead the production planning team in the delivery of excellent customer service at optimum cost. You will train and coach team members, drive a continuous improvement mindset in the planning team and support the CI culture adopted across site, regularly review operational reports, review demand plans and ensure figures support operational and capacity constraints, assist the procurement team with the development of the supplier base plus manage and regularly review labour, stock, equipment and systems to accommodate successful launches.

Your experience

To be considered for this role, you will be educated to a degree standard in a business or related discipline plus have strong experience of working in a planning, scheduling or supply chain function within a FMCG/manufacturing environment; preferably food manufacturing. You will also have knowledge of TOC (theory of constraints) and lean methodology plus possess effective communication skills, be highly organised, and have a good standard of literacy and numeracy.

More details

The Production Planning Manager job is based in the South West region and is paying a competitive salary according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want be considered for the Production Planning Manager job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job by emailing me, Emily Snaith, quoting job reference 60745.

What happens next

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

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