Lead Planner

Lead Planner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £££ Excellent

  • Contact:

    Laura Constantine

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8947

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:


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Lead Planner

£££ Excellent

FMCG Manufacturing

Dorset, Bristol, Somerset, Wiltshire, South West


A leading manufacturer in the South West is currently seeking a Lead Planner to join their team on a permanent basis.


Reporting into the Supply Chain Manager the successful Lead Planner will be responsible for providing daily production schedules and formulating long-term planning based on sales forecasts.


Lead Planner responsibilities include:
  • Provide production schedules based on sales forecasts
  • Communicate long-term forecast supporting purchasing activity
  • Level production load through scheduling of production for stock
  • Regulate finished good stock variance both in and out, including stock control and logistics
  • Run reports through MPS and MRP
  • Manage planning communication

To be considered for this role you must have recent relevant manufacturing experience, be confident in the use of MRP / planning systems and possess strong Excel skills.


You must have good attention to detail with the ability to synthesise information and excellent communication skills.  You will be passionate with a drive to succeed within supply chain.


Application via CV

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