Planning Manager

Planning Manager – Gloucester – £45,000-£48,000

Planning Manager required to join a fast-growing manufacturer based near Gloucester Quays.

The Package:

Salary – £45,000-£48,000

26 days of annual leave + bank holidays
3% Employer Pension Contribution
Income protection scheme
Private medical cover

The Role:

  • Manage and improve the businesses core MRP system
  • Improve on-time delivery, reduce stock, create and implement new production processes.
  • Initiating and leading Production forecast review meetings with Senior Directors and Managers across the business.
  • Manage a small planning team consisting or Production Controllers and Production Planners.
  • Develop and implement an achievable production schedule linked to MRP/ERP.
  • Monitor execution of the production schedules
  • Define, monitor and challenge both capacity and load requirements
  • Implement material management policies in order to meet customer requirement (Takt time)
  • To ensure the necessary controls are maintained throughout the organisation to guarantee the integrity of the MRP/ERP system and our planning procedures


  • Must have previous Planning Management experience
  • Extensive knowledge of working with MRP/ERP systems in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have Master Production Scheduling experience

WR Engineering are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Gloucestershire
Job titlePlanning Manager
Salary £45000 - £48000
Consultant Samantha McStravick
Consultant Phone 02392816918
Consultant Email
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