Interim Planning Manager

Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH15385

£200.00 - £300.00 per day

Interim Planning Manager

Manchester

£200 - £300 Per day

Role Profile

Our client, who is a food FMCG business, is looking to appoint an interim Planning Manager to manage the Supply Planning Team on a 6 month contract as the implementation of a Continuous Improvement Project is put into play. The role will require evaluating the Demand Plan for the Site to deliver a production plan, by assessing capacity, highlighting issues and identifying opportunities to balance customer demand and supply in the medium and the short-term.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate the Demand Plan for the site in line with delivering a production plan
  • Re-evaluate services levels daily - proactively amending production schedules to react to demand and sales forecasts so as to optimise customer service and operational costs.
  • Liaise with demand planners and sales team so as to meet KPI for customer service
  • Support the S&OP process by evaluating the 18 month rolling demand plan
  • To manage and develop the Supply Planning team ensuring role profiles are in place and agreed, objectives are set, training development plans are in place and performance in monitored routinely.
  • Promote a continuous improvement approach to reduce variance in demand/stock year on year and so enhance customer satisfaction.

Skills & Experience

  • 3-5 years' experience of Planning and Forecasting within FMCG
  • Demonstrable Experience of route cause analysis, KPI improvement
  • Experience of Managing a team
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Six Sigma - desirable
  • Is able to communicate at all levels within the business.
  • Rational, logical detailed and uses a risk assessment approach to decision making.

Client information

Our Client is an FMCG business based in Manchester.

Remuneration
£200 - £300 per day

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