Planning & Logistics Manager

Hereford £ 45,000 to £ 55,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012689

An international automotive manufacturer supplying the world`s most premium OEM`s are seeking an experienced Production Planning Manager. You will be required to achieve all customers volume requirements on time through scheduling, manage the planning team and ideally have experience with SAP.


Commutable from: Worcester, Hereford, Malvern, Kidderminster, Stourport-on-Severn

Salary: £ 45,000 to £ 50,000 p.a. + pension, parking, health plan and many other benefits


The Role

As a Production Planning Manager, you will;

Ensure schedules are received, analysed and monitored for all customers within the team
To ensure that customer requirements are converted into a feasible master production schedule
Ensure also that the appropriate suppliers are properly scheduled based upon the purchase requirements output
Oversee the formulation of a weekly production plan for all production areas, taking into account all material availability, capacity constraints and stock holdings
Review capacity utilisation against forecasted sales
Oversee the production output against the given plan and analyse basic failures to achieve set requirements
Produce a 3 month manufacturing forecast and provide comparisons with weekly plant variance reports when required


The Ideal Production Planning Manager

A Production Planning Manager;

Production planning experience within a manufacturing environment
A strong user of SAP
Automotive experience would be desirable
Experienced managing a team
Bring to directors` attention any potential future customer supply failures
Great organisational skills, as well as timekeeping and attendance
Strong and effective communicator with a positive attitude to colleagues
Self-motivated and able to take initiative


To apply for the role of Production Planner please send an up to date CV via email to Matthew Griffiths @ Consilium Recruit and get in touch by phone on either 01789 201040 or 07455 162 344 ASAP to discuss this and other relevant potential opportunities.
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