Planning Manager

Norwich Purchasing
11 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
I’m recruiting for an Operational Planning Manager based in Halesworth, Suffolk.

Main duties:
Responsible for overseeing of all production planning for the site, from production to distribution. This role will be responsible for maintaining and reporting on key performance indicators to the Director and Head of planning.

Key Skills:
• Excellent communication, analytical and planning skills.
• Good understanding of Excel and ERP systems. A distinct advantage if Excel ability is at a level where spreadsheets can be created, maintained and developed.
• Good understanding of IT and its application in a business environment.
• Flexible and adaptable in approach.
• Professionally manages workload and conflicting priorities.
• Able to develop and maintain effective working relationships built on an understanding of others needs and expectations.
• Creative and tenacious approach to problem solving.
• Capacity planning skills
• Experience of working in FMCG in a previous supply chain/planning position
• People management skills

This role is a permanent and full time position, hours of work 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday and also on the Saturday rota of 1 in 5 as paid overtime.
Annual holiday is 31 days, inclusive of Bank Holidays, this rises to 33 days after 8 years’ service.
Pension contribution is 5% company / 5% Employee.
Salary £35,000-£40,000 depending on experience


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