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Supply Planning Manager

Supply Planning Manager


Competitive salary, bonus & benefits

The company

Our client is a successful division of a major FMCG company operating across a number of diverse categories. The company specialises in Natural, Free From, Fairtrade and Organic food and drink distributed through major multiples, health food shops and independent retailers. The culture is supportive, inclusive and fast paced. They are looking for a Supply Planning Manager to join their team in North Wales and lead the production capacity / raw materials process. The successful candidate will also be instrumental in leading the S & Op agenda with key stakeholders across the business.

The role

The primary objective of this role is to own the supply chain planning process, delivering production plan efficiency, through robust forecasting, optimum stock management and superior communication channels. You will ensure a consistent level of optimum inventory to manage customer fluctuations while managing working capital. You will continually seek ways to improve the planning and purchasing processes, by optimising operations and continually revisiting the master data, to achieve agreed key performance indicator targets.

You will ensure stock issues are identified and resolutions proposed and actioned. You will devise a best in class team structure, recruit and coach your team to high performance levels. This is a broad and varied role and presents a real opportunity to be at the centre of this growing business.

About you

The successful candidate will ideally have a minimum of 5 years’ experience of supply planning gained in an FMCG organisation. You will be well versed in interpreting data from different sources and translating this into a production plan that ensures customer availability is protected but best value from production assets is achieved. You’ll be a strong communicator, with good influencing skills and a willingness to work cross functionally. You possess strong planning and organising capability. A strong team leader, you are flexible and able to adapt to change at short notice in line with the demands of the business.

The factory is based in North Wales however there is some home working flexibility so candidates from the North West England can also apply.

How to apply

If you are keen to develop a long-term career in supply planning management and believe you have the relevant skills and experience then please click ‘apply’, to forward an up to date copy of your CV.

Alternatively send your CV together with details of your current salary package details to Maria Murphy, Recruitment Director, at quoting reference number MM/2161.


Supply / Planning


Full time




Competitive salary, bonus & benefits


North Wales/ North West England

Closing Date

11th December 2020


Maria Murphy

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