Supply Planning Manager

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Supply Planning Manager

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We are currently recruiting for an exciting new role for a well-established and innovative group who are one of the UKs largest soft fruit providers. We are seeking a Supply Planning Manager who would enjoy working on a busy active site.


Prepare and chair bi-weekly planning meetings across 1 week and 6 weeks horizons

Improve supply forecast accuracy to within 15% variance week on week

Manage, train and mentor the Supply Planning Team

Owning and developing the Supply Planning process in the short, medium and long-term

Establish and continue developing supply planning processes supported by the IT systems


Supervise the creation of a supply forecasting across different horizons working primarily with Growers

Works closely with the Commercial Planning team to ensure the supply forecast is understood by providing in-depth analysis of grower forecasts

Providing a clear view of what potential shortage and surplus positions we have against the current sales forecast and drive mitigation plans to resolve issues

Highlighting risks and opportunities and developing mitigating actions together with Demand Planning, Commercial and Agronomy

Monitoring, reporting and challenging the integrity of supply information from Growers

Tracking the performance of Grower across the season

Managing supply reviews with Growers and following up on action plans to rectify poor performance

Assisting with grower production planning and estimating system developments

Leading event planning across key seasonal events cross functionally

Reporting and monitoring the stock position across UK

Liaise closely with Agronomy and Growers to ensure issues affecting crops are captured in forecast plans

Supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organisation of Supply Planning Team.

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