Supply Planning Manager

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 910397
Apply Now

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Supply Planning Manager for their client based in Sudbury, Suffolk.

The role will involve leading a planning team responsible for the tactical purchasing, production scheduling and customer service of reagents and consumables according to customer orders, forecast and S&OP process.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the production scheduling of a range of subcomponents and finished goods
  • Accountable for the day to day purchasing through a team of material planners
  • Responsible for key outputs and providing visuals for the site to track against key metrics, e.g. OTD
  • Responsible for the stock of Raw Materials, Work in Progress, Accessories, Finished Goods and stock at Vendor
  • Responsible for the supply element of the S&OP process, agreeing production volumes and ensuring resource, capacity and materials are in place to achieve.
  • Key person on site for supply chain-related queries and processes
  • Assess and improve Supplier Performance
  • Liaise with: Stores, Warehouse, Quality, Production, Finance, and engineering to ensure all planned and possible downtime or overtime are accounted for
  • Manage Customer and Senior Management expectations
  • Responsible for Supply chain processes, procedures and use of CAPA/ IR tools
  • Responsible for cost centre spend, budgets and forecasting

Your experience and skills:

  • Experienced people manager
  • Knowledge of production planning from a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of purchasing
  • Sound understanding of an ERP system and MRP
  • Good verbal communication, comfortable with speaking to staff at all levels and able to justify decision-making process
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Quality comes first attitude

Desirable:

  • Sound SAP knowledge
  • Experience in leading projects/ tasks and working effectively in teams
  • Comfortable with data analysis
  • Desire to improve, lead
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated environment
  • Business degree, or supply chain-related qualification, e.g. CIPS/ APICS
Contact Tracey Bates to talk about this role on 01376 517079