Materials Planning Manager

Are you looking for a new opportunity as a Materials Planning Manager?

This is an excellent opportunity for a Materials Planning Manager, to join our industry leading client based in the Cheshire area! The role will be responsible for;


Providing leadership to the planning and commercial team.

Strong management skills are required to lead, coach, mentor, and develop the team, ensuring efficiency and collaboration.
Leading the Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) process.

Incorporating all supporting functions and presents the executive overview to the senior leadership team.
Overseeing the coordination of all manufacturing order creation to the shop through analysis of Sales Order requirements.
Developing requirements and standards to ensure business goals and performance metrics are attained through a cohesive standard of work.
Working closely with Operations, Production, MRO and Engineering to establish true capacity plans based on demands vs resource availability.
Monitoring throughout and adherence to plan.
Reporting on recovery and constraints.
Striving to enable the team to fully utilise the ERP system to full functionality.
Developing reporting mechanisms and standardising across the team/group where possible.
Developing a best practice sharing mentality between the team.
Reaching out to sister sites and adopting a continuous improvement attitude.
Analysing inventory levels for purchased and manufactured goods.
Monitoring and managing material inventories, tracking progress of production, and reviewing factors which affect schedules.
Being responsible for operational performance reporting to Customers.
Leading operational reviews and escalating any arrears and recovery plans.
Sales Forecasting based on customer orderbook, capacity and arrears recovery where applicable.




The ideal Materials Planning Manager, in the Cheshire area, will have a Degree in Operations, Business, Supply Chain or related field preferred, or equivalent experience.

You will also ideally have:

At least 5 years’ experience working within a planning and/or customer facing role
At least 2-3 years management experience, preferably within an aerospace manufacturer
Strong leadership skills to overcome challenges and achieve results.


This is an exciting opportunity for a Materials Planning Manager, based in the Cheshire area, to join a company where you can develop your career and play an integral role within the business.

APPLY NOW for the Materials Planning Manager, in the Cheshire area, by sending your CV to cgilbert@redlinegroup.Com


  • Location: Cheshire, England
  • Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Redline Group Ltd
  • Posted: 11-Jan-2024
  • Posted on: careers4a.com