Our client is a long established chilled food manufacturer supplying major retailers and food services. They are now seeking a Planning Manager to manage the Planning and System Administration team to meet availability targets through the full supply chain and to drive continuous efficiency improvement through planning accuracy and compliance.
This role will deliver production plans and materials for all production facilities, to ensure efficient operations of the factory. Manage & develop internal planning, forecasting & accounting systems, to model production capacity & highlight constraints to the business. Liaise directly with key customers and effectively manage promotional activity and seasonal events.
A minimum of two years experience in a Supply Chain or Planning management environment.
Sound understanding of forecasting logic and demand planning for ERP / MRP systems.
Experience of ERP systems and analytical tools including advanced MS Excel skills.
Working knowledge of Prophet
Previous experience of managing and empowering people.
A proven track record of driving change.
International Logistics experience desirable.
Strong understanding of Food Manufacturing improvement initiatives.
First class numeracy, analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent communication and data analysis skills.
Degree Qualification or equivalent.
A recognised SCM management qualification would be beneficial.
Highly familiar with ERP and business systems.
Job Type : Permanent
Location : Grimsby
Salary : £37k - £43k pa + Package
Date Advertised : 12 Feb 2013
Sorry, this position is no longer available.
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