Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Planning Supervisor, Spalding

Location: East Midlands

County / State: Lincolnshire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Planning

Reference: NCM893563

Consultant: Nicole Moloney

Start date: Asap

Salary: £25,000 - £29,000 per annum


If you are currently working as a planner and looking to take the next step up to become a Planning Supervisor then this is the role for you.

Job Description

My client is looking to recruit a Planning Supervisor to add to the Planning Team. There is two Inventory Planners in the team. You will report into the Planning Manger. The business is well-established and has a turnover of over £50 million. They produce food products for the major retailers.

Hours of work - Mon - Fri 8.00 - 16.30

Job Purpose:
To facilitate cost effective customer service and manage the day to day running of planning and MRP

Role Accountabilities:

Manage the day to day planning of the business:

  • Manage the daily communications from Planning
  • Mentor and Train planning and MRP Team
  • Facilitate and maintain effective working relationships between Planning and Operations
  • Chair planning meetings
  • Drive improvements throughout planning and MRP
  • Project lead on relevant projects
  • System maintenance
  • Manage stock levels on FG, Materials and Packaging
  • Holiday cover across department as and when required
  • Planning Manager stand in as and when required
  • Ownership of planning / MRP related KPI’s

To apply you will ideally have

  • Worked in a food manufacturing business within a Production Planning / Scheduler role
  • Proficient computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook skills
  • The ability to work with numbers and use formulas
  • Strong communication skills, with proven experience of communicating and building strong relationships (internal and external) customers
  • The ability to plan ahead and deal with unexpected changes
  • A thorough understanding of the end to end planning and MRP process

Send your CV by applying now or call me for more information.

REF. NCM893563 By Focus Management

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