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Planning Manager

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  • Sector:

    Food and Agriculture

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sydoni Dixon

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  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Our client are currently seeking a Planning Manager to join the team at their Redruth site. You will be responsible for a team of Production Planners and ensure a 100% service level is delivered to our customers by generating production plans for numerous operational departments and managing raw material intake and output and waste whilst ensuring all aspects of product life, quality and all other standards are maintained.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, you will drive a team of planners to ensure minimal waste is generated and construct and implement planning procedures and new systems and be dedicated to the continuous improvement of these. In addition to managing our critical seasonal production peaks including order patterns, advice to customer on allocations, reconciling orders against forecast, manage defrost programmes, order/sales monitoring etc you will also manage all the daily operational requirements of the planning function. This will involve providing sales forecast information, promotional analysis, updating forecasts, managing all raw materials orders and stock movement, both internally and externally, as well as providing management information on all of the above.

The successful candidate would have the following qualities:

- Experience of planning within a Food Manufacturing Environment

- Ability to work well under pressure

- Understanding of Food Hygiene standards

- Experience of managing a team

The Company

They are the UK's leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality products. They provide consumers with a comprehensive range of products in four key mega-categories - fresh meat & sausage, bacon & gammon, cooked meat, and convenience & snacking. Their farm-to-fork operation is unique in the industry, while the strategic framework puts customers, product, efficiency and people at the heart of everything we do, all with a view to growing responsibly.

What they offer

As an international organisation, they pride themselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. They care about their people and offer an excellent package including:

Competitive salaries
Pension and life assurance for all our employees
Reward Scheme where you can claim hundreds of discounts
Equipped for life programme including mini health MOT's, cycle to work scheme and more!

If you are as serious about food as they are and ready to help make a difference, we would love to hear from you.