Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Planning Manager, Food, North West

Location: North West

County / State: Lancashire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Planning

Reference: DRB894242a

Consultant: Dave Broadbent

Start date: Asap

Salary: £32,000 - £36,000 per annum


A Planning Manager is required for a growing food company in Lancashire. A great opportunity for someone to make this position their own.

Job Description

This company is manufacturing a range of fresh and frozen food products for the retail and foodservice sectors. They are looking for a Planning Manager to join the business and manage a team of three in a fast-paced environment. Focus will be on production capacity planning, liaising with the sales teams to ensure efficient manufacturing plans are given to the production teams.

Strong communication and leadership skills are required to engage and motivate your team and collaborate with other areas of the business, customers and vendors.

Areas of responsibility will include:

  • Demand and capacity planning
  • Managing raw material requirements
  • Scheduling production processes
  • Increase forecast accuracy using variance reports
  • Manage 3rd party logistics

This would be an excellent opportunity for an existing Planning 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. DRB894242a By Focus Management

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