Centric Talent

Planning Manager - 3PL Logistics

Planning Manager - Sheffield – salary up to £45k (DOE) - Apply Today!

Centric Talent are currently recruiting for an experienced and talented warehouse Planning Manager for our client who are a leading end to end supply chain, global logistics and fulfilment business.

We are looking for an experienced planning manager who has a solid understanding of planning resources and forecasting trends and patterns in the warehouse to achieve maximum efficiency and productivity in site operations.

Planning Manager:  Individual Requirements 
You will be responsible for creating accurate short, medium, and long-term plans for the site and will be supported by the site General Manager and together ensure that the overall site planning is accurate and reflects real time data, including staffing, space and equipment planning, whilst providing commercial insight to the wider team.

  • Creation of short, medium, and long-term plans based on customer volumes to provide the site with accurate information.
  • Creating a daily productivity analysis and providing insights and recommendations on issues raised
  • Checking and monitoring the accuracy of customer forecasts
  • Creation of dashboards with plan/actual comparisons that show deviations in volumes and costs.
  • Providing innovative and flexible solutions to ensure that the planned volumes meet customer requirements, and that the profitability of the site is maintained.
  • Work with the General Manager to understand planning requirements and translate business objectives into a commercially viable workforce plan.
Planning Manager: Skills and experience required.
  • Experience with planning models for peak demands advantageous.
  • Excellent relationship building skills with internal teams.
  • Experience working within a multi-site 3PL environment highly desirable.
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of Excel, VBA and/or analytical SQL or comparable knowledge is essential
  • Understanding of financial reporting and commercial awareness
  • Experience with warehouse management systems.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
Salary Information 
Salary £35,000 - £45,000 (DOE)

Planning Manager: Working Hours 
Monday to Thursday 8am – 4.15pm
Friday 8am – 5pm
40 hour per week

Employee Benefits

  • 33 days per annum
  • Holiday purchase scheme of up to 5 days per year
  • Death in service x3 salary
  • Pension: 5% paid by the colleague 3% by client
  • Wellness programmes
  • Free on-site parking
  • Health Care Cash plan
  • Career progression and development

  • Start: 26/04/2024
  • Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Location: Sheffield,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Management
  • Recruiter: Centric Talent
  • Contact: Mark Granger
  • Tel: 01484 90 30 40
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: JC-256-1
  • Posted: 2024-04-26 11:20:07 -

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