Planning Manager

Planning Manager Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

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Resume Skills: Project Management Techniques

  • Inventory Management
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Risk Management
  • Lean Six Sigma
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  • 5S
  • TQM
  • Gantt Charts
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Resume Skills: Technology & Software

Resume Skills: Logistics Expertise

Resume Skills: Certifications

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Resume Skills: Operations Management Tools

Resume Skills: Languages

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Your Name
Planning Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded April 2019 - Present
Planning Manager
Optimized operations by employing change management methods, boosting employee retention by 20%
Initiated strategic planning procedures and increased overall department efficiency by 40%
Implemented advanced project planning methodologies, reducing implementation time by 30%
Designed and deployed a new procurement system, saving the company over $100K in spending annually
Boosted supply chain speed and efficiency by 15% by restructuring logistics management processes June 2016 - April 2019
Senior Planner
Developed a contract management system, moderating vendor relations and saved 20% on contract costs
Championed an upgraded business process improvement strategy, which led to a 30% increase in productivity
Managed a variety of stakeholders, ensuring smooth project execution and achieving a 95% success rate on project deliveries
Amazon January 2013 - May 2016
Adopted a continuous improvement mindset that led to a 35% efficiency increase in production planning
Utilized Primavera P6 for project control, reducing project errors by 25%
Contributed to the forecasting team, reducing stockout incidents by 30%
Resume Worded Institute May 2016
Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA)
Specialization in Operations and Supply Chain Management
Resume Worded University May 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Concentration in Industrial Organization and Market Design
Award: Resume Worded Scholar (only awarded to top 5% each year)
Management Tools: Microsoft Office 365, MS Project, Visio, Tableau, Slack, Asana
Supply Chain Management Techniques: Inventory Management, Demand Forecasting, Supplier Relationship Management, Risk Management, Lean Six Sigma
Project Management Techniques: Agile, PRINCE II, PERT/CPM, Waterfall, Scrum
Extra Skills: ERP Implementations (SAP, Oracle), Procurement, Distribution Planning, Budgeting
Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
Leadership & Volunteering: Chairperson of the 'Career Mentors' Initiative at (2017-2019), Volunteer Coordinator at them 'Amazon Logistics Fair' (2014-2016)
Awards: 'Employee of the year', Resume Worded (2020), 'Best Project Delivery', (2018)
Your Name
Supply Chain Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE March 2020 - Present
Supply Chain Manager
Directed change management strategies, resulting in a 22% decrease in wasted resources
Implemented Microsoft Project for facilitating better project management and reduced inefficiency by 15%
Led operations management, increasing supply chain visibility by 45%
Spearheaded strategic planning initiatives, reducing costs by $75K annually
Revamped logistics management processes, resulting in a 30% improvement in delivery times
Resume Worded August 2016 - February 2020
Supply Chain Analyst
Conducted in-depth forecasting analysis, reducing stock discrepancies by 40%
Implemented business process improvements, leading to an efficiency increase of 25%
Developed better procurement strategies that saved the company over $30K each year
Walmart May 2013 - July 2016
Logistics Analyst
Streamlined supply chain activities resulting in a 10% rise in overall efficiency
Played a pivotal role in project planning team, ensuring a 90% project success rate
Enhanced contract management procedures, reducing contract-related issues by 20%
Resume Worded University February 2020
Masters in Supply Chain Management
Award: Excellence in Supply Chain Management Research
Resume Worded Institute April 2013
Bachelor of Science in Logistics
Specialization in Operations Management
Graduated with Honors
Supply Chain Management: Demand Planning, Inventory Control, Distribution Management, Order Fulfillment, Contract Negotiation, Cost Reduction Strategies
Technology & Software: SAP ERP, SQL, MS Excel (Advanced), Tableau, Minitab, Oracle Warehouse Management
Logistics Expertise: Multi-mode Transportation Logistics, Reverse Logistics, Last Mile Delivery, Cross Docking, Fleet Management, Warehouse Operations
Certifications: Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Professional Affiliations: Member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Member of the Institute for Supply Management
Volunteering: Provided logistics management for local food drive, Organized fundraising marathon for education charity
Courses & Training: Completed Advanced Supply Chain Analytics course on Coursera, Attended annual Lean Six Sigma conference
Awards: Winner of the 2018 Resume Worded Innovation in Supply Chain award, Nominated for the 2017 Supply Chain Professional of the Year award
Your Name
Operations Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Operations Manager
Guided the execution of strategic planning, resulting in an increase of revenue by 25%
Revolutionized operational efficiency via change management, cutting the operation costs by $120K annually
Spearheaded the planning and implementation of a new procurement system, resulting in an annual savings of $70K
Oversaw logistics management processes, improving delivery times by 20%
Improved the forecasting process, leading to a 15% decrease in stock discrepancies July 2015 - December 2019
Senior Operations Officer
Implemented innovative supply chain management practices, reducing lead times by 30%
Played a key role in stakeholder management, providing smooth communication and problem-solving, achieving project success rate of 90%
Streamlined business processes, increasing departmental efficiency by 20%
Unilever March 2010 - June 2015
Operations Officer
Revitalized contract management system, reducing payment delays by 25%
Adopted Project Control measures, contributing to better project execution
Elevated production planning, leading to an improved output by 10%
Resume Worded University December 2014
Master of Business Administration - General Management
Specialization in Operations Management
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2009
Bachelor of Science - Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Concentration in Production and Inventory Management, Dean's List 2008
Operations Management Tools: Oracle, SAP, Manugistics, Salesforce, Zoho, Microsoft Dynamics
Quality Control & Project Management: Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5S, TQM, Gantt Charts, PERT, Scrum, Agile
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), Chinese (Basic)
Software: MS Office Suite, Google Workspace, Project Management software
Certifications: Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
Leadership & Volunteering: Logistics of Care - Non-Profit Organization (Volunteer since 2016, Established food supply chain for disaster-stricken areas)
Awards: Employee of the year at (2017), Top Performer Award at Unilever (2013)
Projects: Implemented Lean Six Sigma program at Resume Worded leading to 20% increase in process efficiency
Your Name
Planning Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2019 - Present
Planning Supervisor
Spearheaded a cross-functional team responsible for planning of $25M in resources, resulting in a 10% cost savings
Streamlined supply chain management process, reducing inefficiencies by 15%
Implemented continuous improvement strategies leading to a 5S score improvement from 2.7 to 4.2
Integrated Lean Six Sigma methodologies in daily operations resulting in 20% efficiency increase
Remodeled materials management procedures to reduce inventory holding costs by 30% January 2017 - April 2019
Senior Planning Associate
Managed project planning for a portfolio worth $18M, ensuring adherence to timelines and budget
Utilized MRP systems to forecast material requirements, reducing stock surplus by 10%
Conducted root cause analysis to diagnose workflow issues, and implemented solutions to improve productivity by 8%
General Electric May 2014 - December 2016
Planning Associate
Conducted capacity planning for manufacturing units, improving plant efficiency by 5%
Collaborated with engineering team to design and implement new production layout, reducing process time by 10%
Developed logistics management strategies to cut transportation costs by 15%
Resume Worded Academic Center September 2016
Master's in Business Administration (Strategy & Operations)
Graduated with high honors, top 10% of the class
Resume Worded University June 2014
Bachelor's in Business Administration (Supply Chain Management)
Minor in Project Management
Dean's List 2012, 2013, 2014
Planning Software: MS Project, Primavera, Smartsheet, JIRA, Asana, Trello
Data Analysis & Visualization: Excel (Advanced), SQL, Tableau, Power BI, SPSS
Supply Chain Management: Demand forecasting, Inventory management, Transportation logistics, Supplier Negotiations, Sustainability practices
Project Management methodologies: Agile, Scrum, Prince2, Lean, Six Sigma
Certifications: Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer Planner at Food Bank Drive (2018 - Present), Mentor at Resume Worded Professional Network (2017 - Present)
Awards: Employee of the Year, (2018), Excellence in Planning Award, General Electric (2015)
Courses: Time Management and Productivity, Lynda (2018), Business Negotiation Skills, Coursera (2016)
Your Name
Production Planner
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Production Planner
Developed detailed production plans utilizing MRP systems to achieve 98% on-time delivery and inventory reduction by 8%
Orchestrated forecasting models for raw materials, reducing procurement lead-time by 11%
Incorporated Lean manufacturing methodologies, increasing production efficiency by 15%
Conducted weekly capacity planning and root cause analysis to maintain optimal production efficiency
Designed unique cross-functional team leadership training, improving communication and cohesive decision making across units by 25% July 2016 - December 2019
Assistant Production Planner
Implemented a continuous improvement process that improved OEE by 10%
Created a dynamic production planning protocol based on demand forecasting models, improving supply chain efficiency by 12%
Conducted materials management to plan optimal inventory levels and reduced storage costs by 20%
Amazon January 2014 - June 2016
Materials Coordinator
Improved materials handling process to reduce time to shelf by 15%
Implemented 5S protocols for workplace organization, resulting in seamless operations, and decreasing error rate by 5%
Resume Worded Institute June 2016
Master's Degree in Supply Chain Management
Recipient of the Gold Medal for academic excellence
Resume Worded University May 2014
Bachelor of Business Administration - Operations Management
Specialization in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Awarded full scholarship for academic performance
Technical: Microsoft Office (Expert), Automation (Intermediate), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) (Advanced)
Software: SAP (Advanced), Oracle Production Planning (Advanced), NetSuite (Basic)
Skills: Inventory Management, Production Scheduling, Manufacture Planning, Demand Forecasting, Quality Control, Resource Allocation
Languages: English (Fluent), Spanish (Fluent), French (Basic)
Certifications: Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) from APICS, Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) from APICS
Projects: Led a team project to optimize inventory turnover rate that resulted in 30% less tool redundancy
Volunteering: Volunteered as logistcs manager for local food drive
Awards: Recipient of the Best Planner award at in 2018
Your Name
Supply Chain Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded April 2018 - Present
Supply Chain Engineer
Engineered innovative supply chain management processes, reducing lead-time by 20%
Revitalized Lean manufacturing techniques, reducing manufacturing bottlenecks by 15%
Devised materials management strategies,leading to a reduction in holding costs by $120K annually
Implemented strategic capacity planning, increasing production output by 10%
Introduced forecasting models for improved inventory management, cutting excess stock by 12% October 2015 - March 2018
Operations Analyst
Conducted in-depth root cause analysis to address workflow inefficiencies, improving productivity by 10%
Used MRP systems for materials planning, reducing inventory surplus by $500K
Applied strong continuous improvement strategies to business processes, which led to an operational efficiency uplift of 9%
Ford June 2012 - September 2015
Junior Supply Chain Associate
Led logistics management, reducing transportation costs by 18%
Contributed to overhaul of materials management system, reducing product obsolescence by 25%
Assisted in project planning ensuring project delivery within budget and on-time
Resume Worded University April 2016 - May 2018
Master of Business Administration - Supply Chain Management
Specialization in Lean Manufacturing, Process Improvement
Resume Worded Academic Center September 2008 - May 2012
Bachelor of Science - Industrial Engineering
Minors in Statistics and Operations Research
Awards: Dean's List 2011 - 2012 (Top 15%)
Supply Chain & Logistics: Materials Management, Forecasting, Distribution Management, Warehousing, Inventory Control, Supplier Management
Project Management: Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma (Green Belt), Demand Flow Technology, Just-in-Time (JIT) Production
Analysis & Modelling Tools: AutoCAD, ProModel, Minitab, R, SPSS, Advanced Excel (VBA, Pivot tables, Macros)
ERPs & Systems: SAP ERP (Advanced), Oracle E-Business Suite, MS Project, Supply Chain Management Suite
Certifications: APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) - 2021, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB) - 2014
Professional Associations: Member of the Supply Chain Management Society (SCMS) - 2018 to present
Volunteering: Mentor at the Resume Worded Mentorship Program - 2016 to present, Volunteer at the local Food Bank - 2015 to present
Projects: Redesigned the supply chain process at Resume Worded resulting in 15% cost savings
Your Name
Planning Director
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded July 2019 - Present
Planning Director
Led the development and execution of integrated marketing strategy, contributing to a 50% increase in brand engagement.
Implemented a data-driven approach to strategic planning, which resulted in increased efficiency and a 20% reduction in operational costs.
Spearheaded the adoption of digital advertising initiatives, resulting in a 35% uplift in online sales.
Oversaw a team of 8 managers, driving successful delivery of KPI goals and ensuring consistent professional development opportunities for team members.
Utilized Microsoft Access to optimize project management, increasing team productivity by 25%. January 2016 - June 2019
Senior Media Planner
Initiated a customer-centric approach to media planning, increasing retention rate by 30%.
Successfully managed a $500k advertising budget, assuring optimal allocation and maximum ROI.
Integrated digital strategy with traditional media channels, boosting overall campaign reach by 40%.
Google April 2013 - December 2015
Media Planner
Implemented social media marketing strategies, leading to a 25% increase in fan base.
Coordinated event planning efforts, improving brand visibility and contributing to a 15% increase in new customer acquisition.
Designed and presented insightful media plans to clients, ensuring campaign effectiveness and client satisfaction.
Resume Worded University June 2015
Master's Degree - Business Administration with a specialization in Strategic Planning
Dean's List 2015 (Top 5%)
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2013
Bachelor of Science - Media & Marketing
Minor in Digital Communications
Recipient of the Excellence in Marketing Scholarship (Top 10%)
Planning Tools: Planview, Wrike, Smartsheet, Microsoft Project, Google Analytics, JIRA
Project Management Techniques: Strategic alignment, Resource balancing, Project scope definition, Risk mitigation strategies, GANTT chart creation, Timeline projection
Software Proficiency: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, Salesforce CRM, Trello, Asana
Marketing Knowledge: Market research, Campaign management, Social media strategy, SEO/SEM, Content marketing, Public relations techniques
Certifications: Google Analytics Individual Qualification (June 2020), Certified Professional Planner (July 2013)
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor, Young Planners Network (2017-Present), Marketing Volunteer, Local Community Center (2015-2016)
Courses & Training: Strategic Business Leadership, Resume Worded University (2020), Social Media Marketing Mastery, Resume Worded Institute (2018)
Awards: Excellence in Strategy Award, Resume Worded (2020), Rising Star Award, Google (2015)
Your Name
Strategic Planning Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded June 2018 - Present
Strategic Planning Manager
Directed a team of six professionals to develop a comprehensive business strategy, resulting in a 30% growth in market share.
Developed and implemented a company-wide customer service training program, improving customer satisfaction scores by 40%.
Integrated digital media strategies into the annual planning process, boosting media performance by 20%.
Managed a robust portfolio of brands, strengthening market position and profitability.
Leveraged Microsoft Access for strategic planning, reducing processing time by 15%. February 2015 - May 2018
Senior Brand Planner
Created a competitive analysis tool to monitor market trends, increasing brand competitiveness by 35%.
Launched an online advertising campaign, leading to a 25% boost in lead generation.
Managed social media marketing efforts, resulting in a 30% increase in organic reach.
PepsiCo June 2012 - January 2015
Brand Planner
Collaborated in the creation of marketing campaigns, resulting in a 15% increase in sales.
Contributed to strategic planning efforts, aiding in the successful launch of three new product lines.
Assisted with the planning and execution of annual events, driving brand awareness and customer engagement.
Resume Worded Institute April 2018
Master's in Business Administration - Strategic Planning
Concentration in strategic marketing and brand management
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2015
Certification in Digital Marketing & Brand Strategy
Part-time certification program completed alongside full-time role
Key coursework: Consumer Behavior, Digital Strategies, Media Planning and Buying
Strategy & Planning: Brand Strategy, Strategic Planning, Consumer Insight, Competitive Analysis, Marketing Strategy, Business Planning
Software & Tools: MS Office Suite, Google Analytics, Tableau, Salesforce, Adobe Creative Suite, SPSS
Leadership: Team Management, Change Management, Process Improvement, Training & Development
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), German (Basic)
Certifications: Certified Strategic Planner (CSP), Google Analytics Certified
Leadership & Volunteering: Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor Program, Pro Bono Strategic Consultant for local startups
Projects: Developed comprehensive marketing and branding strategies for local businesses, resulting in 25% average growth
Awards: Employee of the Year Award (2017, 2019), Best Strategic Planning Project (2016, 2018)
Your Name
Media Planning Director
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2017 - Present
Media Planning Director
Directed media planning for key clients, leading to an average increase of 20% in clients' campaign performance.
Designed and executed digital strategy for three top-performing brands, resulting in a 30% bump in organic website traffic.
Adopted a data-driven approach to media planning, improving advertising efficiency by 25%.
Led a team of 10 media planners and analysts, ensuring high performance and fostering an environment of growth and learning.
Streamlined project management processes through Microsoft Access, increasing team efficiency by 20%. November 2013 - April 2017
Senior Media Planner
Formulated media strategies for established brands, resulting in a 20% uplift in brand awareness.
Boosted online ad performance by 35% by implementing effective digital advertising strategies.
Managed media budget of $1M, assuring efficient allocation and savings of 15% annually.
HBO July 2010 - October 2013
Media Planner
Played a key role in creating media plans that generated a 15% increase in customer engagement.
Contributed to the planning and execution of event marketing campaigns, leading to a 20% increase in onsite conversions.
Handled social media marketing tasks, boosting fan engagement by 30%.
Resume Worded University June 2013
Master of Business Administration - Strategic Media Management
Focus on Market Analysis and Media Channel Strategy
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2010
Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing
Minor in Data Analysis
Awards: Dean's List 2008-2010 (Top 10%)
Media Analysis Tools: Nielsen, comScore, Kantar Media, Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics
Project Management: Trello, Asana, Jira, Microsoft Project
Data Visualization: Tableau, Power BI, Google Data Studio
Programming: SQL, R, Python
Certifications: Facebook Certified Media Planning Professional, Google Analytics Certified
Leadership & Volunteering: American Advertising Federation (Chapter President), United Way Volunteer Coordinator
Projects: Planned and executed successful media campaigns increasing overall brand visibility and reach by 30%+
Awards: ADCOLOR Industry Innovator Award 2018, 4A's MAIP Fellow 2015

How do I add skills to a Planning Manager resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Planning Manager posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Forecasting, Project Planning and Change Management are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Planning and Operations Management.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Stakeholder Management, Contract Management and Supply Chain Management - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Construction Management, Microsoft Project and Strategy - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Show examples of where you trained people.

On Planning Manager resumes, you should give specific accomplishments that involve you training others, whether that's in your team or other stakeholders.

Highlight leadership and management skills.

Hiring managers often want to see evidence of leadership and management on a Planning Manager resume, so try to include any examples of where you led a project or managed other people.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Planning Manager, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Planning Manager Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Planning Manager job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Planning Manager Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

Planning Manager Soft Skills

Here are common soft skills that appear on Planning Manager job postings. Unlike hard skills, which refer to tools, software or techniques, soft skills focus on character traits and interpersonal skills. Instead of listing these phrases on your resume, try to show them through your bullet points like in the examples below.

Tip: Do not list these words or phrases on your resume, and instead focus on the hard skills we described above.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top skills you should add to your Planning Manager resume?

On top Planning Manager resumes, skills like Project Planning, Planning, Supply Chain Management, Forecasting, Operations Management, Change Management, Stakeholder Management and Contract Management appear most often.

Depending on the exact role you're applying to, skills like Construction Management, Business Process Improvement, Primavera P6, Microsoft Project and Strategy can also be effective keywords to include on your resume.

What are the differences in resume skills between an Event Planning Manager and a Production Planning Manager?

If you are writing an Event Planning Manager resume, try to emphasize skills like Convention Services, Catering, Hospitality Management, Meeting Planning, Corporate Events, Hotel Management, Banquet Operations and Event Management.

Similarly, if you are writing a Production Planning Manager resume, emphasize skills like Production Planning, Supply Chain Management, Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, Inventory Management and Master Scheduling.

What are good resume skills to include for different Planning Manager roles and job titles?

Depending on the specific role you apply to, you may need to emphasize different skill sets. Here are a few examples:

  • Supply Chain Planning Manager: Supply Chain Management, Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Production Planning, Continuous Improvement and Supply Chain Optimization
  • Business Planning Manager: Business Planning, Forecasting, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Business Strategy and Competitive Analysis
  • Supply Planning Manager: Demand Planning, Supply Chain Operations, Sales Plan, Inventory Management and Logistics Management
  • Demand Planning Manager: Demand Forecasting, S&OP implementation, SAP APO, Demand Management and Consumer Products
  • Event Planning Manager: Convention Services, Catering, Hospitality Management, Meeting Planning and Corporate Events

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