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Head of Planning

Henderson Brown
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Job Title: Head of Planning
Location: Cambridgeshire
Salary: Highly Competitive salary with excellent benefits!
Reference: HB4910

This is an exciting Head of Planning opportunity with a very impressive food manufacturing company based in Cambridgeshire. The role requires a strong leader with a proven track record in heading up a Planning function.

The role is central to the smooth operations of the S&OP for the business. It is to interpret the sales forecasts of customers into raw material and consumables requirements for the procurement teams to buy and supply too. The role includes liaison with packaging, pallets, trays, raw material buyers and with inbound and outbound logistics. A key part to this is the maintenance of the standards within the ERP package.

Developing key relationships with your team, other departments, customers and suppliers will be key to your role and a strong personality will be required to do this. The role will be very challenging, testing your organisational, communications and leadership skills but also very satisfying and rewarding.

Ideal Candidate
* Experience in a similar Head of Planning role in a Food Manufacturing / FMCG company
* A strong leader that can manage a large effectively and provide clear direction.
* Strong communication skills to develop key relationships with all stakeholders
* Very analytical in their work maximise productivity
* Strong experience with planning ERP systems and strong IT skills including Excel

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements, please get in touch with Will Malcolm at will@hendbrown or call 01733235111 for more information.

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Henderson Brown

Henderson Brown are an established recruitment consultancy business which specialises in recruiting across all disciplines within: Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Fresh Produce and Horticulture.

Founded in 2009, the business is based in Peterborough and offers headhunting, advertised selection and database recruitment for their clients depending on the needs and requirements of the role.

If you are looking for individuals or potential companies to work for within the food and fresh produce sectors please give us a call on 01733 235111 or contact us at

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01733 235111
Number 10, The Forum
Minerva Business Park
Lynch Wood
United Kingdom
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