Planning Manager

Planning Manager
If you have 3+ years of experience in a Planning role in the FMCG industry and you are looking to take the next big step in your career, then wait no longer and get in touch with me today!
My client, a leading food manufacturing company in Europe, is looking for a career-driven Planning Manager to join their team and manage all aspects of the Planning Function. You will report into the Supply Chain Manager on-site.
This is a permanent (full-time) job based in Co. Longford.
What will you do in this job?
  • You will develop master capacity plans for the site.
  • You will lead the planning team in the development of robust plans.
  • You will manage the Demand Plan including analysis Sales Forecasts across the business and work with Commercial Account Managers/Demand Planner to optimise Forecast accuracy.
  • You will interact with key Commercial Account Managers and key Production Managers to ensure appropriate business plans to optimise profit performance are in place.
  • You will interact with the Procurement Manager to ensure Raw Materials, Packaging etc are available when required for Production.
  • You will support the Commercial Team on meeting customer requirements; including the development of relationships with Customer Supply Chain Teams.
  • You will establish and review on a Weekly Basis of Key Performance Indicators across the Supply Chain (including Service Level, Master Schedule Attainment).
  • You will ensure that inventory is maintained at an optimum level, whilst minimising material shortages / obsolete stock.
  • You will be working with the site technical/R+D team to deal with customer complaints/NPI projects and Product Development.
What do you need to be successful in this job?
  • You are degree qualified or hold a certificate in Supply Chain Management or related discipline.
  • You have 3+ years of experience in a similar position in the FMCG industry.
  • You have excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • You are proficient in MRP systems.

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