* Exciting New Position *

Come and join The Senior Leadership Team at our Award Winning Site in Beautiful Cornwall

We are looking for an experienced Planning Manager to lead a team that creates optimised planning/scheduling of process materials, and organise production requirements efficiently in line with our customers needs.

People (Build Our Talent)

Encourages the contribution of others and takes their views into account

Builds and maintains good relationships with suppliers, customers and colleagues by adopting the most appropriate approach to deal with people and situations.

Persuades, convinces and influences others. Identifies the best tactics to suit specific situations in order to win support, gain co-operation or overcome and modify barriers


To provide interface between Operations and Commercial teams

To maintain accurate Promotion Calendars and forecasts

To provide forecast interpretation: production schedules, factory loading, MRP, inventory projections

To balance factory capacity and demand

To manage material ordering schedules and inventory control

To support and deliver New Product Development projects

To challenge operational performance

To facilitate delivery of Projects and Engineering shutdowns

To manage and develop teams through PDMs and coaching

To optimise production planning and scheduling

To establish a lean and agile Supply Chain through CI projects

To promote development of systems through use of SAP and Arolink

To promote collaborative planning with suppliers

To satisfy abnormal demand / supply associated with Bank Holidays and planned shutdowns at site and at suppliers

Skills & Knowledge

Experienced user of SAP & Arolink

Attendance and completion of Building Winning Teams programmes as required

Previous Planning & Scheduling experience (Essential)

Previous Capacity Planning experience (Essential)

Previous MRP, Purchasing or Stock Control experience (Desirable)

Project Management experience

Organisational ability

Supplier- and customer-facing experience

Strong influence and communication skills

We offer a quick response to all applications and feedback from interviews

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