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Planning Manager | Packaging | North West

North West England
Excellent Salary & Benefits including pension & 4 weeks holiday + stats, increasing 1 day per year
24 Oct 2018
24 Nov 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Expanding multi-million operation with a fantastic business model in the contract packing sector. Serving high profile pharmaceutical clients this is a superb career development role that will appeal to a Planning Manager looking to add value to a well-invested business with exciting growth plans for 2019/20.

Planning Manager | Packaging | North West | Excellent Salary & Benefits Package

A highly ethical pharmaceutical contract manufacturer with quality credentials, operating from a fully accredited facility. With an extensive range of packaging solutions at their disposal this is a company able to support unique requirements for manufacturing, filling and packing pharmaceuticals, consumer healthcare products and nutraceutical products.  Partnering major blue chip brands they work to a dedicated vision of world class excellence in contract packing through quality and innovation.

As Planning Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating the timely and cost effective production of pharmaceutical products 
  • Planning and coordinating all production activities involved in the manufacture of finished products
  • Production planning for 24 lines working 24/7 
  • Overseeing two schedulers
  • Controlling the flow of work to meet both customer and manufacturing deadlines
  • Managing and maintaining QA management systems

As Planning Manager you will be scheduling and monitoring progress of the company’s production orders in a timely and cost effective manner.  

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Extensive experience working in a  production planning role 
  • Effective and cost-efficient production planning skills
  • Strong planning and analytical skills with the ability to compile detailed working schedules
  • Man-management skills
  • Supply chain management experience is an advantage
  • Experience using SAP, Winman and/or Q-Pulse software a distinct advantage

A company that is thriving and has a positive expansion strategy you’ll receive impressive benefits package alongside the opportunity to be part of an exciting growth plan.

Submit your details without delay to be considered.

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