Planning Leader - Pharmaceuticals

Planning Leader35-40KLeicestershire

The Planning Leader will hold a key position ensuring the team delivers effective planning of materials and resources to support the packaging of Pharmaceutical/Medical productsJob Responsibilities*Leadership of the Packaging Planning team*Production of schedules for Packing Lines*Purchasing of materials to support the schedule*Leadership of continuous improvement activities*Leadership of the Sales and Operations Planning process for Packaging*Initiate contact with external suppliers when required*Manage day to day interaction with both internal and external contacts*Balance the demand of customers vs production capabilityKnowledge & Skills*Excellent interpersonal skills; experience of coaching individuals or teams*Excellent organisational skills, and attention to detail*Excellent communication skills, and confidence to communicate effectively with people at all levels both inside and outside of the organisation*Good time management and ability to work to tight timelines*Pro-active, can-do attitude, and ability to engage effectively with other functions to achieve service, inventory and business targets*Experience of Supply Chain Planning within a manufacturing environment is essential*SAP experience is preferred but not essential*Good knowledge of MRP planning principles*Knowledge of Sales and Operations Planning principles*Have the ability to create a vision for the area and team in line with value stream and site strategyQualifications*Good standard of English and Maths at GCSE level*Knowledge of SAP preferred*Computer literate in Microsoft Office*Demonstrable leadership qualities

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.