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Planning & Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   30 March 2019
  • Location:   Ellesmere Port
  • County:   Cheshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209771504
  • Company:   CV-Library
Due to a period of rapid growth across the business, I am currently looking for a Planning & Logistics Manager.

My Client is a leading industrial supplies organisation, which provides a wide range of goods, services & recyclables to industrial and manufacturing markets. With sites across the whole of the UK and in Europe, their combined strength in product & high volume savings is increased with the presence of a local supplier; leading the market through innovation, quality and service.

What will your new role look like as Planning & Logistics Manager:

* Ensure all elements of production are scheduled to maximum capacity/capability including machines, bench assembly, case manufacture.

* Ensure outgoing deliveries are scheduled in an efficient manner and achieve total customer satisfaction.

* Schedule all activities in relation to the delivery of raw materials to meet production schedules and manage material flow across the site.

* Control the sites stock of timber and finished goods, ensuring an efficient stock rotation and adherence to the sites stock profile.

* Key member of the site leadership team, working together to drive the site’s performance to agreed KPI targets

* Site Profitability:

What will you be responsible for:

* Labour cost per pallet.

* Labour cost as a % of value produced.

* Adherence to plan.

* Weekly quantity produced.

* Pallet adherence to stock profile.

* Timber adherence to stock profile.

* Timber consumption

* Machine efficiency.

* Stock control and stock management of timber and pallets.

* Production Planning

* Ensure all man power and machinery resources are utilised in an efficient manner and meet the site’s delivery performance, financial targets and other KPI’s.

* Set departmental and individual targets for operators to ensure weekly KPI’s are achieved including HGV drivers and FLT drivers.

* Lead period end stock takes ensuring they are completed accurately, efficiently and in a timely manner.

* Manage the manufacture of all Customer Samples.

Additional elements of the role:

Materials Planning

* Ensure raw materials are ordered and planned for delivery in a timely fashion to ensure production schedules are met.

* Ensure any material to be x cut on site is done so to ensure production schedules are met.


* Monitor and control the quality of incoming timber.

* Ensure kiln records audited weekly and all relevant documentation is completed in a timely manner within the TIMCON compliance system

* To manage and maintain the ISPM15 license including all relevant documentation

General duties (not limited to)

* Monitor overtime to ensure site targets are achieved within budget.

* Ensure regular communications with all employees are maintained in line with the company and operation functional strategy

* Collate and analyses performance metrics, submit site and Group reports.

* Undertake any reasonable management requests

If this sounds like you & you would like further information about the Client & your suitability for the role, then give me a call.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience

Working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

Jayne (phone number removed)

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