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  • Location:

    Cheshire East

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5%

  • Contact:

    Oliver Williams

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:


I am excited to be working with a global medical solutions manufacturer who are looking for a Supply/Production Planner to join their growing supply chain team in Deeside, Wales.

In this role, you will represent the business before external manufacturers around the world, provide detailed production and capacity plans, and become part of a truly diverse and dedicated supply chain team.

This is an opportunity to join a business who are pioneers in healthcare and to have the opportunity to truly see the impact of your work on the lives around you.


In this role, you will:

  • Use SAP to issue purchase orders to global external manufacturers based on thorough analysis, including historical information, sales forecasts, and shelf life

  • Provide production forecasts for manufacturers

  • Manage production capacity based on suppliers and constraints

  • Achieve the highest customer service and inventory targets

  • Support new product development teams

  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external teams


To succeed in this role, you should have:

  • 3+ years' experience in a supply/production planning or purchasing role in a fast-moving supply chain environment (food/pharma preferred)

  • Strong skills in the purchasing, production planning, and manufacturing modules of SAP or similar ERP system

  • Excellent Excel & analytical abilities

  • Experience in communicating and presenting to global internal and external stakeholders

Are you a planner with the drive to go global and make a real difference with your skillset? Let me know! Apply or get in touch directly at

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.