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Lead Planner

Henderson Brown
West Yorkshire
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Full Time
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Job Title: Lead Planner
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £35,000-£40,000 per annum
Reference: HB5879

A leading West Yorkshire based FMCG company are looking strengthen the planning function with addition of a Lead Planner. The role will be very challenging, testing your organisational, communications and problem-solving skills but also very satisfying and rewarding.

A key part of your role will be to manage the tactical and strategic planning functions, ensuring delivery of short term daily scheduling and long-term capacity and labour planning whilst maintaining agreed customer service level. Reporting into Planning Manager, you will need to coach the planning team to deliver daily production schedules driven by customer demand ensuring that resources are available to manage this and KPI'S are hit.

You will also need to look at methods of CI to improve the planning function and also utilise the ERP/MRP systems in place to support this. 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.

Ideal Candidate
* 2 Years' experience in senior planning position in an FMCG company
* Excellent problem-solving skills to adapt to different situations
* Strong communication skills to develop key relationships
* Very analytical in their work maximise productivity
* Strong IT skills including Excel and knowledge of ERP/MRP systems

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements, please get in touch with Will Malcolm at or by calling 01733833460.

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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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