Planning Manager

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Planning Manager to join our client, a leading Food Manufacturer based in Ellesmere, Shropshire to join their existing team.

Job Title:   Planning Manager

Location:  Ellesmere

Salary:      Competitive

Job Type: Permanent 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee the day-to-day operations of the Production Planning Team to deliver accurate production plans to achieve customer order service levels.
  • Forecasting customer orders and planning a production schedule for the day.
  • Capacity/Promotional Planning.
  • Communicating with Production Managers to inform of the production plans and explain any anomalies.
  • To manage, maintain, monitor and improve upon Key Performance. Indicators and standards expected.
  • Attend regular internal and external meetings.
  • Analysis of data, providing regular reports.
  • Coach, mentor and develop the Planning Team.


The successful candidate will have proven experience working within a Food /FMCG Manufacturing environment.

You will be a strong communicator with the ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment with the ability to influence both Internal and External Stakeholders.


You will possess excellent attention to detail with a numerical mindset and a drive to improve planning efficiencies.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity can you please complete the form below and attach your CV.

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