Close this search box.

Supply Chain Planning Manager


£45,000 - £50,000

per year

Job 29111


Chris Adams

Talent Acquisition Consultant
Supply chain and procurement

East Midlands

Specialises in industrial manufacturing and engineering recruitment, permanent & interim | £40k plus

Job details

Job description

Supply Chain Planning Manager – Food
Leicester – 5 days onsite
Hours: 9am to 5pm – flex with start/finish times

Do you have experience in managing a supply chain planning function? Are you capable of working in a fast-paced environment?

I’m supporting a food business based in Leicester to recruit a Supply Chain Planning Manager to boost their supply chain function. This role is newly created as a result of rapid expansion and growth – it’s a great time to consider joining them.

Salary & benefits
£45-50k per annum
Role overview
You’ll be responsible for:
  • Ensure the supply chain planning team produce reliable production plans.
  • Oversee Material Planners, ensuring raw materials and packaging are correctly purchased.
  • Work closely with the Supply Chain Manager to deliver medium- and long-term business goals.
  • Attend KPI and planning meetings.
  • Scheduling the supply of materials to meet production requirements.
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to forecast, plan and facilitate material availability.
  • Develop and implement processes.
About you
You’ll need to have:
  • Experience managing a supply chain team.
  • A background in FMCG/Retail, able to work with short-lead times.
  • Confidence using MRP system.
  • MS Excel and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and relationship building abilities.

If you’re experienced in planning and looking for a new opportunity in a fast-paced, growing organisation, we’d love to hear from you.

To find out more, please apply via this ad. If you’d rather have an initial chat first, that’s fine – contact Chris Adams at Distinct Recruitment.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Similar roles

£60,000 - £65,000

per year

Procurement Manager

Procurement/Contracts Manager – Engineering Derby – 3 days onsite, 2 WFH Would you like to work for a business whose core values focus on sustainability, integrity and respect?...

£25,000 - £29,000

per year

Procurement Assistant

Procurement Assistant – Manufacturing/Services Derby – 3 days in office, 2 WFH 12-month FTC Do you have experience in procurement? Are you available to start immediately? I’m supporting...

£30,000 - £34,000

per year

Supply Chain Analyst

Supply Chain Analyst – Manufacturing Cannock – 3 days in office, 2 WFH Hours: 8.30am till 5pm – flex around start/finish times Do you have strong analytical skills...

£25,000 - £28,000

per year

Junior Buyer

Junior Buyer – Engineering/Manufacturing Hinckley – 5 days on site Are you interested in a career within purchasing? Would you like to work somewhere with a path for...


per year

Category Manager

Category Manager – Engineering/Manufacturing Burton on Trent – 3 days in the office, 2 WFH Are you experienced in negotiation and supplier management? Do you have experience working...


per year

Senior Category Buyer

Senior Category Buyer – Engineering/Manufacturing Burton on Trent – 3 days in the office, 2 WFH Are you experienced in negotiation and supplier management? Do you have experience...

£30,000 - £35,000

per year

Supply/Demand Planner

Supply/Demand Planner – Food Manufacturing & Distribution Wednesbury – 5 days onsite Hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday – can offer flexi-hours Do you have experience in...


per year

Inventory Analyst

Inventory Analyst – FMCG Coalville – 1 day in office, 4 WFH (after training period) 8.30am to 4.30pm – Monday to Friday Do you have experience of improving...


per year

Purchasing Coordinator

Purchasing Coordinator – Coalville Hybrid – 4 days WFH after training period Do you have experience in purchasing or supply chain administration? Are you someone with high attention...

Get in touch