Supply Chain Manager

Posted 9 March by Nigel Wright Easy Apply

The Company

We are partnering with a well-known entrepreneurial brand that has achieved exceptional growth in the UK and Internationally wishes to recruit a driven Supply Chain Manager to help them move to the next level.

You will be responsible for leading a team of two Planners and a Forecast Analyst. Reporting directly into the Supply Chain Director.

The Role

  • Work closely with the sales team and international distributors to develop annual and rolling monthly forecasts.
  • Analyse all forecasting and sales data issuing a monthly volume report to the business, providing guidance and recommendations on short to medium term supply, demand and inventory.
  • Own the forecast process with suppliers assuring alignment and effective capacity planning.
  • Manage rolling and quarterly stock count of materials at all production sites and warehouses
  • Place orders for materials and ingredients based on the production plan.
  • Manage material and ingredient buffer stocks at various locations and associated lead times.
  • Using forecasts and physical orders to develop production plans for third party manufacturers.
  • Manage the international order process working closely with partners around the globe to capture their demand and effectively plan production across various facilities.
  • Take full accountability for production planning of sites across ensuring all materials and production is on time and in full.

The Criteria

  • Track record of managing a successful supply chain team within a fast-paced FMCG environment. Ideally food and drink sector experience.
  • Extensive knowledge within planning, inventory and materials management.
  • Collaborative and engaging leadership style
  • Fast learner and thinker and can work well under time constraints
  • Excellent communication skills and abilities in stakeholder management
  • Educated to degree level
  • A driven, ambitious and self-motivated individual

To find out further about this exciting and truly unique opportunity, please do not hesitate to get in contact

Reference: 34645776

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