A manufacturer based in Derbyshire have a vacancy for a hands on Planning Manager to join their business.
Working closely with and managing a team of people, you will be targeted on delivering a high level of OTIF product availability against a challenging production plan.
You will ensure that the sales forecast is met through the introduction of planning techniques and methods to generate annual production capacity proposals by product and factory. You will also be expected to employ effective planning to allow the business to reduce stock holding, minimise waste and generate robust plans that maximise effectiveness of labour, production lines and shift outputs.
Finally, you will design and implement a performance management system to monitor, evaluate and improve the performance of individuals within the team and promote a culture of Continuous Improvement Initiatives across the manufacturing area.
To be considered for this challenge, you will have excellent people management skills, have worked in a Planning Manager role within manufacturing, have a good understanding of manufacturing optimisation methods and have a working knowledge of S&OP processes and techniques.
If you can show the above, the salary will be in the region of £40,000 - £45,000 plus additional benefits.
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