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Production Planning Manager

Job Title: Production Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bridgwater
Salary: 35000 - 40000
REF: JR11093
Contact Name: Jo Richardson
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

  • Do you have experience of managing a planning team within an FMCG business?
  • Is it your ambition to be part of an organisation where your career can grow & develop?
  • Do you thrive in a company where Supply Chain is a complex process?

If so, we’d love to hear from you as our client is looking to recruit a Planning Manager to join their Chilled Food Manufacturing business based near Bristol.

Reporting into the Supply Chain Manager, you will manage the Planning Department for both production planning both for the immediate day to day planning, as well the next 12 weeks.  You will ensure that day to day scheduling is in line with orders & production, and work collaboratively with the team who are responsible for the Demand Planning.

Customer Service level as well as profit to the business should be at the forefront of every decision made and you will work closely with the Supply Planners to ensure minimum stocks and waste. You will deputise for the Supply Chain Manager in their absence and together you will build a team of people who are passionate about first class supply chain.

So what experience do you need? Well you must have worked in a food manufacturing Supply Chain function previously and know Production Planning inside out. Managing a team of planners is a must as well as developing your team as this organisation prides itself on career progression. Setting deadlines & achieving them is vital, as well as being resilient and having great tenacity.

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 plus benefits