Capacity & Planning Manager


Job Details


UK Kettering Weetabix

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£25k to £28k + company benefits

Closing Date

26/06/2021 11:00

Role Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a Capacity & Planning Team Manager to join us at our new site in Burton Latimer. 

The role will support the Warehouse Manager and be responsible for providing efficient and seamless colleague planning for the site.

Who are we?

Wincanton is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do, and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

How will you contribute?

  • Ensure that a best in class HSE performance is achieved within the operation and that a culture of safety is embedded in everything we do
  • Embed and live the culture of the site and actively participate in developing an open and honest environment.
  • Manage operational capacity across the site including stock & resource
  • Management of stock movements and migrations
  • Support the planning of inbound vendor deliveries to site, balancing inbound requirements with operational capacity
  • Planning inbound, outbound and stock transfer movements
  • Managing resource requirements across the site to ensure first class customer service
  • Production of internal and external reports
  • Contribute towards the improvement of processes/methods of operating practices on site
  • Maintain good working relationships with customers including face to face meetings

What will you bring?

  • Strong communication skills at all levels, both verbal and written and excellent presentation skills
  • Logistics / supply chain planning experience is essential
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Energy, enthusiasm and commitment are essential characteristics in this fast moving environment.
  • Strong degree of PC literacy, with an emphasis on accuracy and an extensive knowledge of spreadsheets / MS Excel is essential, along with competency dealing with Macros, SQL and databases
  • Proven leadership and management skills within a challenging environment
  • Good knowledge of structured problem solving tools and methodologies
  • Excellent motivator, self-starting, with an enthusiastic approach

What do we offer?

We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; company pension scheme, 25 days hols + bank hols with the option to buy more, share incentive plan, cycle to work scheme, employee benefits online discount platform, onsite parking, onsite canteen + much more

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

Apply Now!

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result, you should submit your CV as soon as possible!

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