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Planning & Logistics Manager

Centrum Pile Ltd are a leading precast concrete pile manufacturing company and are looking for a Planning & Logistics Manager to join their thriving Newark based facility.

This role will be reporting directly to the General Manager.

The post holder will generally be working in a small team in a Factory office environment but will be required on to the factory floor to brief and deliver the production plan as required.  This is a fast moving, high pressure environment which will require the suitable candidate to maintain a calm and logical demeanour together with a flexible attitude whilst guiding and mentoring the team.

The Role

Monday to Friday 08:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Joining our team as a Planning & Logistics Manager you will be entitled to a competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

  • Bonus scheme.
  • 5.6 weeks holiday entitlement inclusive of Bank Holidays.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Training and development opportunities.

What are we looking for?


  • People management.
  • Compliance management to organisational standards.
  • Customer and supplier management and service excellence.
  • Production planning excellence with a proven track record.
  • Proven track record in business efficiency improvements.
  • Managing hauliers and arranging JIT deliveries to various clients on various sites.
  • Precast concrete industry exposure is essential.


  • Clear leadership and ability to develop people.
  • Organisation, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Focussed on driving improvements and getting results.
  • Team working and collaboration across multiple functions and business units.
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Planning, prioritisation and decision making.

What will I be responsible for?

  • Day to day management of team of 2 people (in first phase of development), including goal setting and performance review.
  • Manage factory compliance in relation to production plan vs. actual.
  • Improve the various business functions processes by way of digitalisation, this involves writing applications for office use and out in the field.
  • Recognise and ensure necessary electronic maintenance of equipment involved in production is controlled and where necessary backups are created.
  • Development of your team.
  • Maintain detailed records and documentation for all production, processes and materials.
  • Lead the continuous development of Centrum’s demand visibility and stock holdings.
  • Lead all aspects of factory programme & programme development.

If you feel you have the skills required to excel in the role of Planning & Logistics Manager, we want to hear from you. 

Written applications & CV via email to:

Paul Pendleton, Director – PaulPendleton@centrumpile.co.uk

Or post to:

Paul Pendleton, Director, Centrum Pile Ltd, Hawton Lane, Balderton. Newark. NG24 3BU

Centrum Pile Ltd

Hawton Lane, Newark-on-Trent, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 3BU

Tel: 01636 615700
Email Address: info@centrumpile.co.uk

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