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Planning Manager
Ref No.: 17-00452
Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Our client in the Lancaster area is a growing manufacturing organization and is adding a Planning Manager to their team.  The Planning Manager will provide leadership to improving processes and management related to inventory control and production planning, while meeting customer demands.  This role will have direct interaction with senior-level leadership and support the organization's goals while partnering with multiple department managers.  Responsibilities for this role will include analysis of inventory levels and analyzing efficiencies in inventory planning, development and implementation of models to assist with inventory forecasting, demand projections, working capital, and supply chain capability.  Candidates will join a fast-paced environment and supervise multiple initiatives currently taking place, as well as leading process improvement and change.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Development of inventory planning including inventory forecasting, supply chain management, and projecting inventory demand
  • Ability to perform budget analysis and report variances on inventory levels
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to achieve inventory efficiency goals
  • Implementation of inventory control and planning initiatives, be a change agent within the organization
  • 5+ years of related experience in analysis of inventory control/planning
  • Prior experience in a management-level role to support inventory and supply chain efficiencies
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment highly preferred