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Production Planning and Inventory Manager - Food Manufacturing business

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom

  • Exciting role for a leading supply or production planning manager

  • Food manufacturing experience would be looked at strongly

About Our Client

My client is one of Britain's leading food manufacturers who has been in operation for over 100 years. Their products are a household name and supply into all the major retailers across the UK. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Planning & Inventory Manager to join the Site Leadership Team where you will contribute to the achievement of both functional and site objectives.

Job Description

The role holder will have overall responsibility for the management, control and replenishment of all finished products, packaging, ingredients and consumables inventory at site. As an integral member of the Site Leadership Team which models our Leadership Competencies and Company Values, this role will also lead, direct and motivate the Site Planning & Inventory Team.

  • Develop and maintain an accurate operational plan within the S&OP horizon to inform
  • Manage and lead the Site Planning & Inventory Team
  • Maintain strong working relationships with internal customers so that communication informally continues within the S&OP cycles in order that the site can react to any changes required
  • Prepare and present the Wheat Steering & external customers wheat requirement information in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure that all site stock-takes are complete following corporate procedures
  • Ensure that the appropriate levels of wheat are available for planned operational demand
  • Act as a key contact between Site, Central Supply Chain & the Commercial function
  • Manage key 3rd party supplier relationships (suppliers, hauliers and customers)

The Successful Applicant

Reporting directly into the Site Manager this candidate will need to have excellent internal and external stakeholder management as well as;

  • Degree educated or relevant experience
  • Experience with production, materials and inventory planning, replenishment and management
  • Strong knowledge of MRP & Inventory Management principles and processes within ERP (preferably JDE)
  • Knowledge of data analysis and information provision (performance management)
  • Proven track record for driving Continuous Improvement and delivering change initiatives across Operations
  • Preferably experience managing a team

What's on Offer

On offer is;

  • £35,000 - £40,000 DOE
  • 25 days holidays
  • Bonus
  • Excellent work culture

More Info / Apply

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