Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Planning and Logistics Manager, Food, North West

Location: North West

County / State: Lancashire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Logistics, Planning, Supply Chain

Reference: DRB894242

Consultant: Dave Broadbent

Start date: Asap

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum


A newly acquired food manufacturing company is looking for a Planning and Logistics Manager to lead a small team in the North West.

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Planning and Logistics professional to join a company at a key point in its growth. As Planning and Logistics Manager you will look after a team of three direct reports, taking responsibility for all planning, logistics, scheduling and raw material management on the site. The company supplies a range of fresh and frozen food products to the retail and foodservice sectors and this role will play a key part in ensuring the correct level of products are manufactured and delivered on time.

As a Manager within the business you will need strong communication skills, both for leading your team and working with other internal stakeholders and customers.

Areas of responsibility will include:

  • Demand and capacity planning
  • Maintaining raw material levels
  • Scheduling production processes
  • Forecast planning with sales team
  • Manage 3rd party distribution companies
  • Negotiating pricing and payment terms with suppliers

This would be an excellent opportunity for an existing Planning / Logistics Manager wanting to join a growing company or a Planner looking for a step up into a larger role.

Send your CV today for consideration.

REF. DRB894242 By Focus Management

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