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Production Planning Team Leader


Production Planning Team Leader

My client is a leading and much-loved FMCG business which has successfully carved out a niche in a challenging and prestigious sector. The business has gone from strength-to-strength over the past couple of years and is heading into a period of growth across several international markets. This role will be based from their attractive offices in Central Edinburgh and is a newly created role- part of their renewed focus on driving supply chain improvements across the business. The company culture is supportive, inclusive & respectful, with an appetite for development and improvement.

The role:

  • Coach and lead a small team of Production Planning Executives
  • Achieve consensus for a production plan by facilitating a collaborative planning process with Supply Planning and Production Teams
  • Take appropriate actions over the impacts of unexpected events on demand and sales on the planning horizon
  • Define and monitor KPI's to optimize the process
  • Maintain and support planning and recording of Production Associates capability and plan their development time
  • Manage update of Master Data in SAP
  • Plan and Manage 3rd Party Production
  • Lead the long & mid-term estimate of capacity requirements
  • Work at group level to develop and implement tools and processes to improve the planning process
  • Develop appropriate and positive relationship with other departments to guarantee efficiency
  • Share and communicate production planning vision and strategy to his/her teams

The person:

Ideally at least 3 years' planning experience within an FMCG business.

Experience wise: exposure to distribution networks and inventory management, Supply Chain planning synchronisation, forecasting, performance monitoring, company's business fundamentals, Excellent PC Skills and knowledge of internal systems (SAP, APO, reporting)

Personal characteristics: Drive for results, Problem solving, efficient communication, curiosity and self-development, team building and motivation

In return you can expect a competitive salary + benefits and play a key role in the development of the company's future success and with many development opportunities.

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