Planning Manager | Fresh Produce | FMCG
We are working with an expanding business, who are looking to recruit a senior planning manager to ensure the smooth operation of the production facility by ensuring the efficient flow of raw materials from the grower, storage and delivery to the Packhouse, ensuring the efficient scheduling of the production facility.
Creating demand and usage from weekly forecasts given by the Commercial department for both raw materials and packaging.
Responsible for long term capacity planning of the production facility.
Updating and ensuring accuracy on ERP systems as appropriate with all forecasts and monitoring the sales vs the forecasts and making necessary adjustments with suppliers and production schedules.
Ensuring there is adequate raw materials and packaging to meet production demands.
Forward planning covering range changes and peaks for raw materials and packaging.
Reviewing daily/weekly forecasts and highlighting significant changes to commercial and production teams where relevant.
Daily publishing of work schedules ensuring all customer orders are met and out-loading profiles are adhered too.
Experience in a similar role within Fresh Produce / Food Production / FMCG environment.
Experience within a management role within production environment is essential along with operating within a KPI's driven structure.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Excellent planning and organisational skills.
Excellent leadership, problem solving and analysis skills.
For further information please contact Luan Harrison at MorePeople on 01780 480530