Role Summary.

As the SIOP manager the succesful apllicant will manage Purchase orders from external customer requests to setting the production plan.  Once the parts are booked to stock the Planning Manager will ow the logistics process to ship to the customer inline with MPS.  The SIOP manager will be accountable for the development and adherance to internal and external measures such as, ontime in full delivery, Inventory and customer communications


Key duties and responsibilities

General Line management, supervision and development of the Planning team

Continually improve the Planning systems and processes through use of KPIs and visual management

Provide input to finance regards operational plans for sales and operational processes concerning backlog and incoming volume and capacity

Management of the material control team ensuring timely order & delivery of materials required for manufacture

Management of the planning function ensuring timely receipt and planning of all customer orders through the manufacturing processes

Liaise with Key stake holders to develop the financial forecast with main responsibility from the planning team on Sales & Margin forecasts

Working closely with the operations team you will ensure that the level load schedule is agreed and adhered to and any issues are resolved in a timely manner

Working closely with the Sales department you will ensure that the Sales forecast is fully aligned with the order intake forecast and resource plan

Reporting to the Business Unit Manager you will ensure that any changes from the Plan are communicated and work with the Sales and Operations team to resolve any deltas

Provide analysis to the Business unit manager regarding historical sales trend data

Provide information for the monthly management pack submission

Responsibility for ensuring ERP data is accurate and up to date


Key Skills

Good Knowledge of excel

Experience of working with customer demand

Experience of data statistical analysis Experience of managing a team


Problem solver


Good time management