The average salary for a Production Planning Manager with Forecasting skills in United Kingdom is £35,794.
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Job Description for Production Planning Manager
Production planning managers are in charge of developing effective strategies to increase production efficiency and output. They are responsible for creating a better workflow that uses company resources more effectively. In addition, one of the production planning manger's main duties is to create new initiatives that boost product quality, reduce waste, and increase profit. Planning managers oversee all aspects all the production process and recommend changes as needed. They observe competitor…Read more
Production Planning Manager Tasks
- Lead work planning process and sequencing, including ensuring adequate staffing and resources.
- Advise management about taking on new business and capacity planning.
- Analyze and optimize flow of goods throughout the organization, particularly backlog and shipping/receiving.
- Collaborate across departments and analyze metrics to assess progress towards goals.
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Popular Skills for Production Planning Manager
Skills in Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SAP Production Planning (SAP PP), Microsoft Excel, Strategic Planning and Scheduling.
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