Planning Manager

Planning Manager

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    Engineering & Technical

  • Salary:

    £35,000 - £45,000

  • Contact:

    Phil Pitman

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    over 1 year ago

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Planning Manager

South Wales

£35,000 - £45,000 + excellent benefits (e.g. 7-9K annual pension contributions)


An exciting new opportunity has been created at one of the UK’s most established manufacturing organisations, based on the M4 Corridor, producing a diverse product range for a truly global client base.  The post comes with an extremely competitive range of benefits including up to a 20% pension, annual pay reviews, a generous holiday allowance and a profit share scheme. 


This is what you’ll be doing

You’ll be responsible for managing the Planning team and both short and long term supply and demand planning, including:

  • Sales Forecast Creation & Management
  • Production Planning
  • Stock Availability, reporting and management
  • Capacity Planning
  • New Product Introduction planning
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Team Development


The experience you’ll bring to the team

  • A strong business / commercial awareness
  • Excellent planning and organisating skills
  • Ability to communicate and influence with key stakeholders at all levels
  • A high level of analytical and numerical ability
  • High degree of problem solving ability
  • Experience of planning and planning techniques within a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Experience of managing people and leading teams is essential
  • Experience forecasting, demand and supply planning
  • End to End Supply Chain knowledge


And this is what you’ll get in return

  • A salary of up to £45,000
  • 25 days + bank holidays
  • Professional development - fully funded training courses
  • Career development opportunities
  • Company Pension – up to 20% inc employee/employer contribution
  • Profit related pay scheme
  • Free parking


Are you up to the challenge?

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now.  You can apply here or contact our Head of Engineering Phil Pitman directly at ppitman@yolkrecruitment.com, or 02921 673717. 


*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.