Grafton are working with a leading manufacturer to recruit for a S&OP Planning Manager to be based at their site in Derry/Londonderry. This is a new, European level role which will focus predominately on defining, planning and implementing a S&OP Planning function across two sites. If you have experience of strategic demand and supply planning. production, manufacturing or materials management and want to further your career with an industry leader this could be the job you have been waiting for.
The S&OP Planning Manager will report to the European Supply Chain Manager and will be responsible for implementing a robust S&OP planning function for the business. While the strategy is defined, the structure and blueprint of the role is very much a work in progress. You will work cross functionally to manage the demand forecast for multiple categories ensuring that resources are in place to meet demand. As S&OP Planning Manager, you will develop a monthly master production schedule that will effectively incorporate supply and demand. Other responsibilities will include defining delivery first promise date, maintenance of MRP data and product site plan, capacity planning and inventory management.
The S&OP Planning Manager can expect industry leading remuneration which will be tailored to the successful candidate. There is a bonus incentive and pension plan in place. Hours of work are Monday to Thursday, 08.00 - 17.00 and Friday 08.00 - 12.00.
The successful S&OP Planning manager will be a educated to degree level or have substantial industry experience in a demand/supply planning, supply chain, production, manufacturing or materials management role. Your experience should include LEAN and continuous improvement. APICS qualification or equivalent essential. Advanced Excel, Microsoft Access, BI Reporting and prior ERP experience required.
Interested candidates who feel they are meeting the criteria should forward a CV without delay via this advertisement. If you would like to discuss this S&OP Planning Manager job in more detail please contact me, Kelly Jennings, on 02890242824 now. If this S&OP Planning Manager job is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in other supply chain roles I would be delighted to hear from you.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 28 Febuary at 12.00 noon.