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DATE ADDED: Wed 01/05/2019

Supply Planning Manager

WF7, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

Company Overview

A UK Marketing leader in Contract Packaging solutions is now recruiting a Supply Planning Manager to work from their Featherstone Depot.

Job Purpose:

Working closely with the Supply Chain team and Suppliers, the Supply Planning Manager will be responsible for joining up and delivering the production requirements. Ensuring that packaging and raw material is available in good time to meet production whilst delivering finished goods in line with demand.

Key Accountabilities:

• Ownership of the production plan

• Responsible for maximising availability whilst minimising stock holding across the short, medium and long-term planning horizon

• Identifying capacity bottlenecks and initiating plans to rectify them

• Targeted with reducing packaging and raw material waste

• Understanding joint business priorities to drive efficiency gains

• Use the knowledge of company to benefit customer in hitting their specific targets and streamlining plans where appropriate

• Co-ordinate the schedule of all materials to be available for site to call off in line with the forecasted requirements within the necessary lead-times

• Ensure Stocks levels are managed in accordance with agreed limits

• Work closely with the Customer Account Manager to ensure any NPD is actioned internally and understood across both the company and customer

• Work closely with the site team to ensure any new customer launches are delivered in line with customer requirements

• Use dual visibility of customer and company systems to drive improvements in the planning process

• Escalate repeat non-conformance from suppliers to customer management

• Focal point for managing SAP change requirements from customer into company

• Be a role model for others at all times and demonstrate the company and client behaviours and values

Knowledge, Skills Experience:

• Considerable experience in supply chain planning or operational role

• Experience of Production Planning

• SAP experience

• Material Planning/Scheduling

• Experience using MRP systems

• Proficient in Excel

• Ability to communicate in a positive and clear manner an open and collaborative culture

• Excellent attention to detail and the confidence to work independently

• Knowledge of company procedures and actively demonstrates compliance

• Forward planning and delivery

• Able to prioritise quickly in an entrepreneurial environment

• A commitment to respond to changing customer needs

• Displays a positive attitude to change

• Develops best practice and drives continuous improvement in all aspects of performance, in order to achieve service objectives

• GCSE Maths / English

Hours - 8:30am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday
Role: Supply Planning Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: WF7, West Yorkshire,

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