Current Roles

Global Production Planning and Operations Manager

Salary: Competitive Package

An international market leading company, our client, is a well established bio-technology manufacturing business serving the animal nutrition, food and beverage markets. The organisation has over 2,000 employees and operates on 5 continents. It offers a range of natural products that improve animal performance and health.


This new and key appointment in the animal nutrition division will have responsibility for

•Collating sales forecasts and translating these into finished goods production requirements, inventory holdings and in-house raw material production plans at four primary production plants and three packing centres
•Monitoring actual sales and balancing production plans to meet customer needs in a dynamic and weather driven marketplace
•Management of European order processing and logistics teams in Estonia and UK
•Liaising with the distributors and country managers as well as with company plant managers, product category managers, regulatory and QC functions
•Managing third party distribution warehouses in certain territories. Preparing annual budgets and monthly management information-KPIs
Candidates will

•Have experience in a similar role with a multi-national, in a multi-plant environment preferably gained within the animal nutrition, crop input, food ingredient, FMCG or pharmaceutical sectors
•Have excellent Excel skills and be highly numerate
•Have strong attention to detail and an ability to plan and manage complex processes in a fast moving environment.
•Have excellent interpersonal and people management skills
•Be fluent in spoken and written English
•Other European language skills are advantageous but not essential.
This new and important appointment will enjoy significant levels of autonomy and responsibility. The successful candidate will enjoy a stimulating and rewarding, high profile role within a genuinely exciting and respected business.

Life Science

Gloucestershire UK

Job Ref No: GPPOM

This job has now been successfully concluded.