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Capacity Planning Manager

Are you the professional who thrives in the position acting as a linking pin between our customer, the internal organisation, and employment agencies? Are you the Capacity Planning Manager we are looking for, for our Lutterworth site? Are you the specialist in workforce management and Capacity & Resource planning who is at their best in our dynamic contract logistics environment?  If so then we would love to hear from you.

About the Role

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Analyse the short/midterm customer forecasts & identify capacity planning and resource requirement spikes & trends based on these forecasts from our customer and provide appropriate, practical and effective recommendations to Operations.
  • Prepare Internal & External Packs & reports covering forecast spikes, trends & plans to allow for both.
  • Give advice to Operations regarding resource planning and actions to be taken.
  • Build on the relationship with operations and act as a partner on topic of workforce management.
  • Ensure the coordination of capacity and resources between the different departments, teams, agencies and other syncreon sites.
  • Managing all system parameters e.g. productivity for the capacity & resource model and monitor for effectiveness.
  • Work with training team to coordinate the onboarding process and training activities for new hired employees.
  • Analyzing processes and identifying process improvement enhancements.  




  • At least 2-3 years of relatable work experience in an international organisation. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with logistics processes.
  • Familiar with international standards (i.e. ISO 9001) and Lean, Kaizen & 5S methodology.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Business Intelligence.
  • Good communication skills in English (verbally and written). 

At syncreon we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders and aligns with the guidelines.




syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon

syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncreon.com.


Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.


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