Senior Supply Planning Manager

Supply Chain Planning
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Gabi Rackauskaite

I am excited to be working with a fast-growing, values-led, plant-based business that has been going from strength to strength over the recent years and are currently looking to add a Senior Planning Manager to their team. This is an extremely exciting opportunity for an experienced supply chain leader to join a team of impressive supply chain experts and take ownership of the production and supply planning function for the whole business. In this role, you will have plenty of opportunities to get stuck in and will be involved in a wide variety of exciting projects.

If you are looking for a company that will challenge you as well as give you opportunities for long-term development, while working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment - then this role could be for you!

About the role:

  • Lead, develop and grow a team of production planners
  • Ensure the right product is available, in the right quantities at the required time
  • Own external senior relationships with all manufacturers (UK and Internationally based) and collaborate closely with cross-functional teams internally
  • Support with NPD delivery plans
  • Lead future growth and expansion plans for supply and production planning area
  • Control spend and focus on unlocking cost-saving opportunities across supply chain

About you:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience working within supply chain planning (ideally within Food/FMCG)
  • Minimum 2 years of people management experience and passion for building and developing teams.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence
  • Natural problem solver with great multi-tasking skills
  • Comfortable working in fast-paced environments

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.

Gabi Rackauskaite

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