Planning Manager

EMS International (Recruitment Services) Limited
Bridgend, Cardiff, Maesteg, Llantrisant, Newport,
£33000 - £40000/annum pension and healthcare
19 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a very well established and instantly recognisable manufacturer of premium quality, highly regarded products with a flagship manufacturing facility on the M4 corridor.

Due to internal promotion, a rare opportunity has arisen for them to recruit externally for an accomplished Planning Manager to join their dynamic senior team

Key responsibilities

• Lead the planning and expediting functions
• Manage a structured set of KPI’s ultimately resulting in world class OTIF levels
• Ensure a complex and varied production plan is consistently met
Skill set required
• Practical experience in a lead planning role
• Core skill in production/demand planning in a complex and diverse assembly biased manufacturing environment
• Experience in managing, motivating and developing a team of buyers, planners and expeditors
• Knowledge of MRP and ERP systems as well as strong skills in MS Excel
• Qualified to degree level or equivalent
• Experience in the electronics sector will be highly advantageous
• Motivational, inclusive leadership style

Most importantly, we seek a strong team player who is consistently looking for new and innovative ways to work, equally happy on the shop floor as presenting at board level, with well developed interpersonal skills

This is a superb opportunity to join a massively entrepreneurial and people focused organisation, who promote organically wherever possible and benefit from a very stable and supportive senior management structure

For more information, send CVs stating current salary and location.
Package to include excellent pension scheme and healthcare benefits. Some travel required in the UK and internationally