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    Andrew Simpson

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    24 days ago

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Job Title: Production Planning Manager

Location: Berlin, Germany

Pod are excited to be working with an innovative scale-up business in Berlin to recruit for a Production Planning Manager to join their growing European team. The business is focused on health and wellbeing products and has seen sustained growth European and the US since its creation in 2015.

They are looking for someone with experience in a food and beverage or food production industry to head up their production planning operations across Europe and work cross functionally with the rest of the supply chain team to build this function for the future.

The role:

  • Responsible to lead and establish the strategy for production planning with 3rd Party Manufacturers

  • Coordinate production operations with packaging and distribution teams

  • Responsibility for relationships with co-manufacturing suppliers

  • Track, report and monitor stock and production timelines

  • Contribute to the long term supply chain strategy across Europe

Necessary Skills and Experience:

  • Fluent in German and English

  • 3+ years experience in production planning

  • Food & Beverage or Food Production industry experience is a bonus

  • Self-starter who is comfortable to take lead on projects and tasks

The successful candidate will join a really diverse and innovative global business in their European HQ in Berlin with opportunities to develop professionally alongside the ambitious growth planned for the business in 2021 and beyond.

If you have experience leading production planning strategies or practical/hands on experience within a production environment in a food & beverage industry, apply directly for more information. This client is looking to close the position ASAP so do not hesitate to apply.

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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