Planning Manager

Planning Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £43000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Laura Constantine

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8947

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Planning Manager

£38,000 - £43,000 + bonus + pension

FMCG Manufacturing

Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, South West


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


Reporting into the Head of Supply Chain the Planning Manager will lead, direct, motivate and coordinate the operational planning team to deliver the operations plan and support with distribution projects investigating ways of working more efficiently.


Planning Manager 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

You will be a Planning Manager used to working within a high paced manufacturing environment and have experience of developing Planning systems.  You will be fully conversant with all aspects of Production Planning, MRP/ERP & Excel, Forecasting, Capacity Planning and comfortable with financial analyses, costings, management accounts.


You must have good attention to detail with the ability to synthesise information and excellent communication skills.  You will be passionate for Planning / Supply Chain with a drive to succeed and achieve results.


Application via CV

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