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Master Planner

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
11 February, 2021

Job Description

My global manufacturing client is seeking a Master Planner for their site based in the West Midlands, UK. Sitting in a central role, you will support local site planning initiatives with a core focus on improving the wider sister businesses with adopting a consolidated planning process throughout Europe. The Master Planner will help support the wider business by assessing, challenging and enhancing existing supply chain planning processes covering production, supply and demand (S&OP) planning.


Master Planner, West Midlands, UK


As a member of the management team on site, you will work closely to develop end-to-end processes in a fast-paced, often project-focused environment. You will draw upon your experiences using SAP within a planning and production arena to further improve the existing supply chain concepts and oversee their successful implementation.


As Master Planner, we are looking for high calibre planning professionals with the following skillsets:

  • Ideally educated to a minimum bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering/SCM)
  • Circa 5+ years' experience of site based, including multi-site production environments
  • Strong experience of using SAP, ideally having implemented to new sites or departments
  • Develop strategies, policies and procedures to enhance value of the entire planning function in creating a world class materials management group
  • Previous experience in international production/demand planning and or inventory management, performance metrics, and project management
  • Develop and continuously improve supplier programs
  • Participate in the design and implementation of new ERP system and heighten its use is an advantage
  • Travel will be necessary, circa 20%


If you are interested in applying for this Master Planner role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.