S&OP Planner

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Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH22303

£30000 - £35000 per annum

S&OP Planner
£30,000 - £35,000

Role Profile

Our client, a global FMCG business with a site in the Manchester area, is looking to appoint an S&OP Planner to join their Supply Chain team.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a successful business during an exciting period of change and process improvement.

Key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Producing forecasts for regional sales / commercial team
  • Coordinating changes in forecast with Sales Team and Production Planners
  • Chair monthly meetings to review actuals vs forecast and implement any necessary changes
  • Measuring and reporting on forecast accuracy
  • Managing inventory to ensure optimum levels
  • Supporting wider supply chain team with longer term planning and data driven analysis
  • Implementing initiatives to improve processes and systems
  • Managing a wide variety of internal stakeholder relationships, in particular with Sales and Production

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous planning experience within a fast-paced manufacturing environment such as FMCG or Food
  • Excellent understanding of S&OP processes
  • Strong analytical skills with good working knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proven track record of building robust relationships with key internal stakeholders
  • Passion for continuous improvements


Our client is a global FMCG business with a site in the Manchester area. They have a highly collaborative and supportive culture and offer a great deal of autonomy and flexibility to their employees. This role represents a great opportunity for individuals who are looking for a successful, growing business that boasts high profile businesses amongst their customer portfolio.

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