Production Planning Manager

  • Job Reference: 1151
  • Date Posted: 13 March 2018
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People Ltd
  • Location: Derbyshire, England
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £35k - 45k per year
  • Sector: FMCG
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Experienced manufacturing / production Planning Manager required to join a global manufacturing company based in Derbshire. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this company who manufacture packaging products and are in period of development and growth.

The manufacturing / production Planning Manager has global responsibility for production planning / scheduling across 5 manufacturing sites around the world.  

You will manage a team of 3 direct reports and you will also be required to bring and use your experience and knowledge in planning to assist in the centralising of the global planning department to Nottingham and to help influence the planning and manufacturing team members globally.   

Main Responsibilities:

  • Review and plan production schedules for the UK and global sites
  • Manage 3 direct reports in the planning department
  • Compilation and recording of KPI data
  • Use of company planning software and reporting functions


  • C£40k
  • Plus company benefits
  • Global responsibility and career progression opportunities

Experience and Education:

  • Experienced Production Planning Manager with high level influencing skills
  • Experience of driving improvements through all associated departments
  • Global planning experience (desirable)
  • ERP / MRP knowledge