Production Planning Manager – North London – £35,000 - £40,000

Lead and manage the planning/procurement/delivery functions

Purpose of the role:

To lead and manage the planning/procurement/delivery functions ensuring the delivery of the charity’s products that underpin the mission and vision of the brands.

Ensuring the day to day objectives of the charity are met, you will also be expected to engage with clients and suppliers representing the interests and needs of the business.

Key responsibilities

  • Planning and implementation of production schedules to meet customer requirements
  • Forward planning of labour and machine capacities to meet customer demand volumes in conjunction with the production manager
  • Establish the most economic sourcing of materials and components
  • Ensure that the most economical batches of production are used in conjunction with production & sales teams
  • Liaise with production/marketing/technical on the development of existing and new products
  • Ensure inventory holdings are at best industry levels
  • Ensure that communication with all departments is accurate and timely
  • Adopt a policy of continuous improvement in both product cost and achieved quality
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key suppliers
  • IT skills – the ability to use outlook, excel, word and powerpoint at an intermediate to advanced level.

If this opportunity has grabbed your attention and you have the right background and experience then please forward your details for a speedy and professional response to Matt Venables at VPss; mvenables@vpss.co.uk 01473 685588 Please quote CosBus in your application.

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