Planning and Logistics Manager

Planning and Logistics Manager

Job Title: Planning and Logistics Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Middlewich, Cheshire
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent!
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH8266_1616652613
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 25, 2021 06:10

Job Description

Due to continued growth at the specialist manufacturing facility, there is now an excellent opportunity for an experienced Planning and Logistics professional to manage and control all manufacturing and logistics operations.

Reporting to the Operations Director, within the role of Planning and Logistics Manager key responsibilities will be to: -

  • Manage the coordination of activities from customer schedules through to finished goods delivery.
  • Communicate regularly with customer and suppliers' re-schedules, delivery performance and inventory management.
  • Manage 3rd Party Warehouse and Logistics Operations.
  • Manage all manufacturing activities to ensure monthly targets are achieved.
  • Control cost for the plant, including accurate budget forecasting.
  • Ensure safe working practices throughout the plant.
  • Identify and initiate improvements for productivity.
  • Keep inventory to a minimum whilst ensuring sufficient stocks to ensure uninterrupted flow to production.
  • Ensure data integrity within MRP.
  • Drive capacity planning for the business.

The successful Planning and Logistics Manager will: -

  • Have manufacturing experience gained within a fast-paced environment.
  • Have excellent leadership skills and experience.
  • Manage a multi-functional team that includes manufacturing, logistics, customer services, quality and warehouse.
  • Have the ability to build strong working relationships with customers and suppliers.
  • Be experienced with ERP systems.
  • Be customer focused.
  • Deputise for the Operations Director in his absence.

On offer: -

  • A salary to £55,000
  • Bonus scheme 10%
  • Matched contribution pension scheme
  • Bupa
  • Product discount scheme

To apply, please follow the 'apply now' button 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.

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