Planning and Logistics Manager

Planning and Logistics Manager

Job Title: Planning and Logistics Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire, England
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15050/001_1539261783
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2018 13:43

Job Description

Planning and Logistics Manager - Lancashire

At this food manufacturing business who supply into the UKs largest retailers, the Operations Director is looking to attract into the business a Planning and Logistics Manager to support the sites growth plan.

Within this newly created role, typical responsibilities will be to: -

  • Ensure an effective production plan is produced for manufacture, working on a 12-week rolling forecast.
  • Identify improvements within the system to reduce inventory and ensure better communication.
  • Effectively manage the supply chain budget.
  • Ensure promotional activity and peak times are carefully planned for and communicated.
  • Manage and develop a team within planning, purchasing and warehouse operations.
  • Build strong working relationships with a UK based sales team.
  • Ensure stock activity, transport operations and material availability is managed efficiently.

The successful Planning and Logistics Manager will: -

  • Have experience planning within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Have a good understanding of purchasing and warehouse operations.
  • Have previously managed a team.
  • Enjoy improving and developing processes to maximise efficiency.

On offer: -

  • Salary to £60,000
  • Car allowance £6,000
  • Health plan
  • Pension
  • 40-hour week
  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays


To apply, please follow the 'apply now' link to send your CV to Emma Brighouse at Morgan Ryder Associates.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.