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Interim Materials Planning Manager

Posted 5 days ago

  • Sector: Consumer Goods
  • Function: Planning Manager
  • Contact: Adam Davies
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 29298/001_1634050314

Interim Material Planning Manager/ Supply chain manager

Global manufacturing Business (Consumer Products)

£££ Rates Negotiable dependant on experience

Our client is a market leading, high volume manufacturer of Consumer based products, who have a market leading reputation in their field! They are looking for an experienced Materials Planning Manager for the next 9-12 months to join the senior site leadership team.


Reporting to the Head of Manufacturing, the role will have complete responsibility for all Planning activities. You will also be involved with a number of key projects that business are currently rolling out. Key accountabilities in the role will include;

  • Implement methods, practices and techniques to ensure the most economical movement of materials through the supply chain
  • Manage the MRP module of the ERP system to ensure accurate and timely delivery of materials to meet the production plan & customer orders, ensure data integrity and MRP message adherence
  • End to end Materials S&OP management
  • Definition of the Inventory Policy and ensure implementation, including consideration of warehouse capacity
  • Where available, increasing the efficiency and stability of the Material and Procurement processes


This a 9 month contract and as such you will need to be available at short notice. The ideal candidate will need to have worked in a process manufacturing environment. Key attributes for the role will be as follows;

  • You MUST be IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE (within 1-3 weeks)
  • Strong experience in materials/ Inventory planning within a manufacturing setting
  • Self-starter with high energy levels, personal drive and commitment
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to simplify
  • Must be competent user of MRP systems

If you are interested in this opportunity and feel you meet the criteria above, please APPLY NOW!