Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Product Planning Engineer


  • North West
  • £Competitive
  • Engineering & Software, Non-Laboratory & Other Scientific Roles

About this job

Our client is a global industry leader for high calibre scientific instrumentation, designing and manufacturing equipment on site. They are seeking an experienced Product Planning Manager to join the engineer department.


To manage product transfers within the supply chain and for the bill of materials from design intent as well as ensuring design definition is maintained in with manufacture practice.


  • Act as Project Manager for product & supplier resourcing
  • Be the Subject Matter Expert to ensure designs are in line with manufacturing/supply chain management
  • Review & assess items in bills of material for R&D and recommend alternatives when required
  • Effective scheduling and change control
  • Produce cost projects
  • Maintain SAP planning & master data


  • Preferably, business/manufacturing/engineering degree
  • Experience leading people in projects
  • Proficient use of SAP – in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven experience in a Design & Manufacturing environment with a business process understanding
  • Driving license

For the opportunity to use your experience influencing a global product, apply now!

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