Planning Manager

19 Apr 2017
18 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time



£Competitive (DOE)

We are seeking an experienced Planning Manager, with solid ERP system experience, to manage a team of Planners, Goods Inwards and Stock Control personnel. Reporting to the Supply Chain Director your main job purpose will be to plan, budget and deliver the operational strategy, ensuring optimisation of planning. With excellent people skills, you will thrive on a “hands on” approach to planning to deliver an exceptional customer service.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To Coach, train and develop your team to enable them to continuously improve their performance, professionalism and competence
  • Implement and lead a performance management process to deliver maximum value for money from the supply chain team
  • Develop and manage planning, inventory and supply chain KPI's that are consistently and rigorously delivered
  • To attend monthly management meetings and review meetings
  • Lead and optimise operations planning and stock control processes
  • Develop and lead the supply chain continuous improvement programme using appropriate Lean techniques
  • Full P&L accountability for Planning and Inventory costs with the remit of delivering year on year efficiency savings
  • Ensure all activities are carried out whilst complying with all measures introduced by the company with respect to Health, Safety and Environment


Personal Specification:

  • Proven experience in a Senior Planning role, or inventory control experience, preferably educated to degree level
  • Proven people managements skills in multi site operations delivering B2B and B2C with a large number of SKU'S
  • Ability to demonstrate the successful implementation of Sales & Operations Planning
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ambitious, self reliant, tenacious and able to pursue objectives until they are achieved


Company benefits include:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Perkz on-line discount scheme
  • In-house Occupational Health
  • Discount on Group products


Keywords: Woodhall Spa, Coningsby, Boston, Lincoln, North Hykeham, Louth, Gainsborough, Sleaford, Bourne, Newark-on-Trent

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