Planning Manager

GBP40000.00 - GBP50000.00 per annum +
25 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
William Warren
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Varied Planning opportunity, S&OP, Demand & Forecasting

A highly visible and key leadership role with this local employer of choice. This role will take ownership for the running of the demand and inventory planning process and will lead a small team. Key elements of the role pertain to: overseeing the global demand planning process; analysing supply and demand data; managing global inventory including forecast cycles, strategy definition, and obsolescence management; the development and ownership of forecasting metrics;communicating acorns a diverse stakeholder base including Customers, suppliers, Operations, Quality and Product Management on significant changes in demand or supply; manage monthly S&OP reporting and processes; oversee master Production Schedules and raw material inventory management to ensure uninterrupted supply; and provide leadership, coaching and management of team members.

With relevant Supply Chain experience, you will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of MRP and/or SAP with a strong grasp of lean principles and continuous improvement. With exceptional communication skills and the ability to work with stakeholders across all areas of the organisation, you will be able to demonstrate a results-focused and self-motivated approach to work. The ability to drive change and deliver projects, initiatives and process improvements is essential with a strong customer focus a pre-requisite.

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