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  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

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  • Contact:

    Glen Urquhart

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  • Contact phone:

    020 3627 2420

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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European Planning Manager

A superb opportunity to join a global organisation at the top of its industry with this European Planning Manager opportunity.

Situated in northern France, this site-based senior role will see you lead the mid-term production planning function, ensuring inventories are optimised, costs and capacity are utilised and customers receive first class service.

You’ll also play a key part in the European S&OP cycle, interfacing with key senior stakeholders, providing an opportunity to not only utilise your stakeholder management skills but also learn from different areas of the business and round out your own development.

The Role:

  • Lead the mid-term planning for Europe

  • Play a key part in the European S&OP cycle, defining the process, coordinating and leading the S&OP meetings and executing the follow-up actions

  • Leading a team of 3 Planners, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and leading regional improvement projects

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 7-10+ years’ experience in a Planning role, ideally Supply / Production Planning with strong involvement in the S&OP process

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

  • Good leadership skills, ideally having already managed a small team

  • Fluency in English and ideally French (to help interact with local Production teams)

Benefits/Why this Opportunity:

  • Opportunity to join a global business in an impactful role that is responsible for a key division and region

  • Beautiful area of Europe steeped in history

  • Competitive package and benefits

If this opportunity is of interest to you, and you feel your profile matches the requirements, we look forward to receiving your application.

Please submit your CV / Resume in English.

Due to the volume of applications we typically receive, unfortunately we are not able to respond to everyone. If you haven’t had a response to your application within 14 days, please consider it unsuccessful on this occasion.

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.