* Senior Supply Chain & Planning Manager *

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Birmingham, West Midlands | Ref: BBBH22642

Excellent Benefits

Senior Supply Chain & Planning Manager

£55,000 - £65,000 + Excellent Benefits

Birmingham, West Midlands

Role Profile

The Senior Supply Chain Planning Manager will be responsible for all planning activities to drive the Sales & Operations Plan through to production line scheduling and materials planning, ensuring achievable and realistic plans in line with customer requirements and budget expectations.

The role will drive introduction and sustainability of relevant planning processes and tools and ensure a positive data culture across the organisation through routine interactions with other functions. The role will also have people management responsibilities covering Distribution and Customer Service teams.

Responsibilities include:

  • The role is a the leader of the Supply Chain Team and key memebr of the Leadership Team, and is expected to play a full part in driving developments and improvements, as well as commitment to the development of the Function's staff.
  • The role holder must ensure the team is developed to be competent to deliver their activities
  • The role will potentially act as deputy for Director Supply Chain and Procurement.
  • The role holder is responsible for full business analysis of planning issues and opportunities, providing excellent information reporting to Site. The role holder will lead the development of all data and materials in support of the S&OP process, including engagement in S&OP sessions, the Demand Review process, the Site Supply Meeting process and the Executive S&OP meeting.
  • To lead the planning team through the S&OP requirements, ensuring plans are transferrable to master schedules and detailed production / materials requirements - all with responsibility for ensuring consistent and timely product supply to maximize customer satisfaction and market opportunities. Responsible for decision-making process concerning production plans and inventory.

Skills & Experience

  • Highly competent in ERP system for planning and control, and other planning tools.
  • Interpersonal, motivational and people management skills - an ability to influence across all levels in the organisation.
  • First class communication abilities; the role will provide information through presentations at every level of the company.
  • 5 Years + knowledge and experience of supply chain planning and management.
  • Experience in the food, aerospace, pharmaceutical, medical or other highly regulated industries
  • Previous experience managing team

Client Information

Leading multinational manufacturing organisation based in Birmingham


£55,000 - £65,000 + Excellent Benefits

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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