Planning Manager

Date: 1st May 2019   
Job Ref: ZestPlanning231238
Planning Manager Leicestershire Interested in exploring an opportunity that will allow you to manage a small Planning team for one of the largest groups in the UK? Keen to work within a growing brand and be able to make significant changes on site? We are currently recruiting for a driven and enthusiastic Planning Manager to be responsible for the overall production scheduling and planning on site. The business are leaders within their sector and are continuing to drive the site from strength to strength. With a fantastic culture and exciting prospects on the horizon it is a very exciting time to join! As the successful candidate, this will involve areas such as raw material planning, capacity production plans as well as forecasting and management of stock levels. You will be accustomed to high pressure, complex situations and have strong communication, leadership and IT skills. It is essential that you have experience working in an food or drinks manufacturing environment and have previously or are currently leading a team of Planners. You will be a logical, well organised self-starter who has a strong track record of achieving results in a similar background whilst in periods of growth or change. You will also have a proven history of working in a continuous improvement culture and evidence of contributions to driving you current or previous business' forward. If you feel you meet these criteria and are seeking an exceptional opportunity then an updated copy of your CV is required for this application. ZEST are specialists at food manufacturing recruitment; we offer a more dynamic and thorough recruitment service into the food and drink industry. If this particular opportunity is not right or you are looking for confidential advice about the industry, please do not hesitate to contact Lisa-Marie Dienel on 01780 483 999 or email