Planning Manager

  • Company: Through Executive Search by KPMG
  • Date posted: 25 Feb
  • Ref. Code: INT-PLM-0987

Description / Requirements

Our client is a well-established and dynamic Greek company, key player in the consumer goods sector, operating its production unit in Greece.

Reporting to the Supply Director, the right incumbent will be responsible for managing an efficient inventory level of stock and review all volume requirements for all production materials, in order to effectively support the increasing demands.


Key tasks:

  • Monitors all department budgets and manages all inventories 
  • Supervises the procedures of planning processes and manages inventory level for all components and finished products and ensure compliance to all business requirements
  • Facilitates and provides data to prepare all sales forecast and implement all new products and processes for all manufacturing plants
  • Collaborates with all stakeholders to perform various strategies to resolve all availability issues
  • Plans inventory levels and locations and execute all forecasting and planning programs
  • Forecasts demand and estimates lift factors of promotional activities
  • Organizes inbound order management 

Candidate profile

  • University degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration
  • A Postgraduate degree in Business Administration will be considered an asset
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience, preferably within an industrial, multinational environment
  • Proven experience in coordinating and supervising teams
  • Good knowledge of  SAP is mandatory
  • Very good command of English language
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Advanced Teamwork and cooperation skills
  • Problem-solving and analytical and organizational skills
  • Efficiency / results orientation
  • Strong business ethics


The company offers a competitive remuneration package and excellent career prospects within a developing and dynamic company.