Planning Manager

Planning Manager

Posted 14 February 2019

Location: Lostwithiel, Cornwall

Job type: Monday – Friday

Salary: TBC depending on experience.

Closing Date 7 March 2019

Overview of the role:

In this new role, the Planning Manager will be overseeing the planning department (Production Planning & Stores). Reporting into the Production Manager.

This role will be leading the production planning functions; working closely with the Operational teams, to ensure the efficient utilization of capacity whilst providing the optimal level of service and quality standards on a daily basis.

This role is based in the Production & Office environment, therefore working & managing alongside food hygiene standards is expected.

Overview of requirements:

  • Lead & support the delivery of the objectives set to the planning department, including; the delivery of the production plan, accurate stock takes, availability of packaging and pre-production items.
  • Ensure your team are in place, trained and have the tools to fulfil their roles
  • Develop processes and relationships to manage packaging suppliers
  • Ensure good Hygiene and Housekeeping is maintained in areas of responsibility
  • Strong emphasis on development of the systems and processes to reduce costs through the operations, and improve daily planning tasks.

What we are looking for:

The right person, means the right skills, personality and experience, fitting with Trewithen & the role.

Please get in touch if you have the following attributes:

  • Strong Team work ethic
  • Great communication & People skills
  • Inquisitive
  • The desire for accuracy
  • Excellent computer & analytical skills
  • Continuous pursuit for personal development
  • Welcomes and encourages positive change

This role requires experience in an FMCG environment, a previous planning role, and experience of People management.

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your CV and a letter of interest explaining why you would like to be considered for this role to by 07/03/19.