Planning Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Location
Westerham
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
27 Feb 2021
Ref
2008763894
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Planning Manager is responsible for preparation of the company plan on a monthly basis, so that critical resources; people, equipment, inventory, materials, time and money are allocated. Client Details My client is a manufacturing and distribution business. Throughout 2020 they managed to exceed their f/cast by 20% and continue to do well within the current climate. We've supported them previously last year in their growing marketing team and this is one of three roles we're supporting across Supply Chain Description The Sales & Operational Planning function interrogates and executes aggregate and detail product, customer and demand management processes whilst maintaining inventory at target levels. The resultant outputs drive improvement of customer experience, supply chain performance (cost & cash) and overall business excellence. The Planning Manager is responsible for preparation of the company plan on a monthly basis, so that critical resources; people, equipment, inventory, materials, time and money are allocated to satisfy customers in the most profitable way. Throughout management of robust processes, early focus on potential gaps in company performance are predicted to enable the organisation to respond positively to changing conditions within a timely manner. S&OP Produce a 12 month rolling demand plan, by category Identify variances to budget & potential gaps in company performance are predicted to enable the organisation to respond positively to changing conditions within a timely manor Provide volume f/casts to review/report any potential capacity issues within Operations Inventory Management Manage inventory levels as agreed in the plan/budget, whilst maintaining agreed service levels Manage processes to reduce and minimise obsolete and slow moving stock SKUs 900 variations of finished goods / 1,400 spare parts / 4,500 components Profile The successful candidate would have Sales & Inventory Planning experience using forecasting/demand planning software ideally from a manufacturing & distribution background - however similar backgrounds will also be considered for candidates from demand & inventory planning roles Job Offer Competitive Salary & Package

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