Planning & Logistics Manager (FMCG)

Planning & Logistics Manager (FMCG)

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    ££competitive, car, bonus

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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A blue chip FMCG Manufacturer with multiple UK sites is now seeking an experienced FMCG Planning Manager to head up their planning & logistics function a their 24/7 manufacturing site in Cardiff.

Reporting to the Site General Manager and part of the Senior Leadership Team, the Planning & Logisics Manager will be accountable for the site material & production planning functions also overseeing a large new build warehousing facility.

The successful Planning & Logistics Manager will have a strong background in materials and production planning knowledge and experience in an FMCG manufacturing environment along with experience of managing a fast paced warehouse environment.

Responsibilities of the Planning Manager include:

• Analysis of Capacity Plan, identifying any capacity shortfalls
• Produce a production plan that satisfies customer demand, ensuring schedules are achieved, the right quantities are available and the shelf life of the product is within specification.
• Responsible for setting and maintaining packaging materials and finished goods stock holding
• Plan maintenance and line upgrade shutdowns stock builds as required.
• Manage and control finished goods stocks, ensuring all products are available on request subject to forecast accuracy and capacity constraints.
• Provide forecast information to key suppliers.
• Hold monthly OPP meetings with key suppliers and monitor performance.
• Completion of monthly KPI reports.
• Compile and present data/reports to senior management on Factory performance, stock control etc.
• Generate Continual Improvement and Training & Development plans around Planning and Logistics functions.
• Assist in the annual Budgeting process and re-forecasts as required.
• Liaising with the Warehouse Manager regarding pallets, MU’s, stock takes, warehousing, customer service, opportunities and issues.
• In conjunction with the Warehouse Manager, oversee the management of stock to the onsite Warehouse to ensure customer service levels are achieved.

Application via CV

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