Inventory Planning Manager

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Wigan, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH16042

£35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

Inventory Planning Manager

Wigan

£35,000 - £37,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Role Profile

Our client, a global manufacturing business in the Wigan area, is looking to appoint an Inventory Planning Manager with an FMCG background to join their exciting and successful business. Inventory strategy, stock availability and working capital are just aspects of the role you will be heavily involved in as well as managing a team and some travel to wider Europe.

Responsibilities

  • Optimizing inventory holding
  • Working capital. Deliver long range work capital forecasts
  • Product life-cycle management.
  • Involvement in the Gate process (NPD, evolution, renovation & discontinuation)
  • Coaching & training of team
  • Long term capacity planning.
  • Stakeholder management
  • Budget control, KPI Measurement and reporting out accuracy
  • Engagement to business risk management

Skills & Experience

  • Experience in Supply/Demand/Production planning
  • Strong IT skills
  • Full Microsoft illiterate
  • Experience of working in a FMCG or Retail business
  • Ability to provide analytical and statistical data reports
  • High numerical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge of ERP
  • Previous people management exposure

Client information

Our client is an exciting, fun and successful FMCG business with some great benefits.

Remuneration
£35,000 - £37,000 + Bonus + Benefits

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