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Planning Manager

Posted 1 February by Elevation Recruitment Group Easy Apply Ended
Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are currently recruiting an experienced Planning Manager to work for a global leading, specialist engineering organisation in South Yorkshire. My client are a major supplier to the steel sector and hold a strong reputation at the forefront of their industry.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a highly reputable organisation, playing a key role within the Supply chain and Operational function.

The successful incumbent will hold responsibility for a planning team of 3, managing the day to day scheduling of production whilst analysing delivery performance to identify opportunities to increase output. You will also be responsible for capacity planning, inventory control and ensuring customer orders are dispatched on time in full.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

Managing and coordinating a team of 3 planners, providing leadership and development to maximise performance
Working closely with sales to monitor demand and agree lead times
Prioritise and schedule production in line with order book
Oversee and monitor inventory levels
Maintain and Optimise MRP system
Present detailed information in production meetings relating to "bottlenecks" and plans for the month ahead
Ensure delivery performance is maintained, analysing KPI's and areas of improvement

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain would be keen to speak with candidates with the following skills and experiences:

Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent
A minimum three years' Planning Management experience within an engineering/ manufacturing environment
Strong motivational and influential skills
Ability to communicate at all levels
Experience of utilising MRP/ERP systems
Experience of working within a target driven environment is crucial
A good Knowledge of practicing continuous improvements/ LEAN improvements
Highly organised with strong attention to detail

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are a division of the Elevation Recruitment Group, specialising in senior purchasing, sourcing, supply chain roles in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would be interested in hearing from you.

Required skills

  • Scheduling
  • Planning

Reference: 34374831

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