Senior Production & Logistics Planner
Job Title: Senior Production and Logistics Planner / Supply Chain Manager Designate
Salary: Up to £35K (dep on exp)
Keywords relating to this position include; Supply, Chain, Planner, Logistics, Materials, Production, 3PL, Warehouse, Stock, Control, OTIF
A rapidly growing FMCG manufacturing facilty supplying an ever growing portfolio of Blue Chip retailers and SME's, is now seeking a Supply Chain Manager Designate to join their new state-of-the-art facility in Telford. This position has been created due to expenential growth and is designed to eliviate the role of the Operations Director, who will then be able to take a more holistic and strategic view of the business, so production can continue to provide an excellent OTIF delivery to their customers. Working across their two sites, you will be granted extra responsibilities as you grow in the role, with the intention of becoming the company's Supply Chain Manager in 12-18 months.
You will take a lead on production / materials planning, ensuring the small team of planners maintain a smooth flow into production, liaising with the procurement team to guarantee stock levels are sustained. On completed products, you will also take a lead on organising, planning and liaising with current storage and logistics partners, to ensure customer targets and expectations are met. The original facility has 9 productions lines, with another 12 being created in the new site and more planned for the near future, just to give you an idea of the rate of growth this company is experiencing.
The ideal candidate will be ready to take that next step into management, with clear targets and planned routes to get you to Supply Chain Manager level as soon as possible. Due to such extensive growth, you will experience the kind of autonomy you've always craved, giving you the ability to take a lead on planning and logistics, to ensure the company can cope with the extra orders. Continuous Improvement is a large part of the role, where you will be expected to challenge the status quo and implement modifications to an existing employee base, focussing on winning hearts and minds to accomplish change.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a business with massive potential for career progression, so if it's stability and a clear career path that you're looking for, you should apply to this advert addressing your application to Neil Edwards at Encore's Birmimgham based office.
Ideal living location include; Telford, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth, Kidderminster, Bilston, Newport.Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, Industrial, Driving, Energy and senior appointment sectors. Supplying nationally. Encore offer a "refer a friend" reward scheme where you could receive a gift of up to £500.
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