Production Planning Manager

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

Contact: Will Mieras at 01618261120 or apply directly using the form
quoting Job Reference No. 2479

EXCLUSIVE TO CHROMA: A leading Engineering & Manufacturing company in the Chester area are looking for a Production Planning Manager to lead a small team whilst ensuring the highest levels of efficiency & output.

This is a brand new, business-critical role which has been created due to continued expansion and a strong sales forecast.

The role of the Production Planning Manager reports directly to the Operation Director on a daily basis but will have input from other senior managers in the business. This is a fast-paced role where you will have to wear many hats.

The company itself is a medium-sized business with a strong brand image, a warm culture and low turnover of staff.

Production Planning Manager duties:

  • Manage a team of 4 production & expediting planners
  • Control production plans to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Become the department’s “superuser” for SAP BEAS
  • Data analysis
  • Deliver continuous improvement/implement change when necessary

Production Planning Manager requirements:

  • Significant experience in a similar position (Production, Planning, Supply chain etc.)
  • Strong leadership experience
  • SAP skills – essential
  • Very strong communication skills and good commercial awareness

Benefits Package: 

  • Health Care, 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme, Progression Opportunities


If this role isn’t of interest, but you know of someone who could be, Chroma Recruitment operates a referral scheme.
Chroma Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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