Supply Planning Manager, Kettering £55,000 - £63,000 + £7,200 Car Allowance + bonus Our client, a household name are recruiting for a Supply Planning Manager to join their successful team. As the Supply Planning Manager you will be responsible for the delivery of short, medium and long term supply plans, balancing demand to maintain high customer service levels and optimise cost control. Scenario planning is key, ensuring the business is working towards the S&OP and IBP process. You must be able to work at a strategic level supporting the Supply Chain director. The role has 2 direct reports with a wide team responsibility of 9. This is a lean environment and continuous improvement is very important. You must be very structured and methodical in your approach As the Supply Planning Manager you'll need: Previous experience within a supply chain environment in a central / head office function, ideally within a manufacturing environment Previous experience within an S&OP / IBP environment Strong Attention to detail particularly with numbers and volumes Intermediate Excel Skills Good interpersonal/communication skills - previous experience interconnecting with many areas of a business This role offers strong exposure to the Leadership Team and is ideally positioned for recognition and it is desired that this person demonstrates development ability to be considered for the Companies impressive talent development programme. The business have a comprehensive flexible benefits package including all the good stuff you'd expect; car, bonus, pension, cycle to work etc. Their core hours are 10-4 to give employees flexibility in their lives. In the summer on a Friday this shortens down to 10-2, helping you make the most of the good weather, when (if) it arrives. Keywords: Supply Manager, Supply Chain, Planning Manager, Demand Planning, Demand Planner, Logistics, Supply Planner, Supply and Demand, Demand Planner, Location: Wellingborough, Northampton, Corby, Market Harborough, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Leicestershire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire Prestige Appointments are a Recruitment Agency providing permanent resourcing and selection services to employers throughout the UK.