Planning Shift Manager

Clipper Group
Swadlincote, UK
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Clipper Logistics is one of the leading retail fulfilment businesses in the UK. With ability and agility at our core, our cutting-edge operations allow us to provide world class customer service to customers such as John Lewis, River Island, Marks & Spencer and (url removed)

We really care about our employees and recognise that without capable individuals working together as a unit, we would not be where we are today. We therefore offer a host of developmental and progression opportunities to ensure we nurture our people, allowing them to grow with us.

Are you a Planning Manager within Logistics or Supply Chain looking for your next move?

Are you an analytical problem solver with a high level of attention to detail?

Are you looking to join a company whose growth trajectory is "Off the Scale"?

Our Planning Managers provide the business with accurate staffing level plans for deployment, maximising scheduling capability based on pre-determined forecast volumes for both Clipper, Clients and Agency Colleagues to meet our service demands. They plan the resource requirements for peak periods, throughout the year, and highlight any skills gaps for operations whilst also supporting on capacity planning and data analysis to generate management reports for existing and potential new business opportunities.

The Planning Manager is accountable for:

Providing accurate and detailed S&OP and Capacity planning to the site.
Analysing the forecast volumes and schedule shifts / colleagues / agency partners accordingly to produce accurate resource plan based on data received
Forecasting initiatives, proposing best cost solutions to meet customer demands
Highlighting any skills gaps to Operations to ensure the multi-skilling programme is maintained.s.
Engaging with all levels of management to ensure received data is accurately maintained to keep plans up to date
Challenging operational deviations from the plan in a controlled structured manner
Supporting on the planning for space utilisation of current and new businessDo you have the Ability, Agility and Capability to join Team Clipper?
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