CLV-2754 Supply Chain Manager

Up to £55k + benefits
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Job title: Supply Chain Manager

Location: Bedfordshire

Salary: Upto £55k + benefits

Job Reference:CLV-2754

A fantastic opportunity for supply chain manager has arisen as part of the operations management team, to lead and develop the supply chain team to develop, deliver and maintain a World Class, end to end sales and operational planning process.

The role:

- Develop, lead and run an "end to end" S&OP process that ensures >99% service to customers, in the most Lean, effective and efficient manner
- Ensure short, medium and long term capacity plans are in place, maintained and aligned across the business
- Ensure materials are available to deliver the production plan and managed to ensure material variance targets are achieved
- Manage the planning and warehouse teams, and put in place plans to develop, coach and mentor the team
- Cross functionally align all stakeholders to ensure that planning and investment decisions are made with intelligent speed

To succeed in this challenging, people focused business, you will:

- Ideally currently working as an experienced Senior planner/scheduler or Supply Chain Manager
- Previous experience of working in a planning or supply chain management role within a fast changing environment, FMCG/Food
- Understanding of retail supply chain
- Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
- Experience of successfully managing and developing a small team
- Experience of developing and implementing production scheduling systems
- Confident and effective communicator
- Good interpersonal skills and ability to develop relationships
- A great organiser with attention to detail
- Analytical and logical - able to simplify the technically complex
- Experienced at using data to paint a picture

The Business:

Part of a multi national group, the business has an enviable customer base and operates from a state of the art, modern facility, with capacity for growth.

Excellent opportunities for progression within the business exist.

Interviews are to be held shortly, and suitable candidates will be contacted within 24 hours of application.

To apply for the role, please send your CV and salary details to Expion Search & Selection using the 'Apply Now' button. If you would like to have a confidential discussion on the role, you can contact the Consultant, Caroline Vooght.

Please note, we endeavour to make sure you will receive an email indicating if you have been successful or not within 1 to 2 weeks.

Expion: our food recruitment brand is well respected for the high quality of work we have delivered for both clients and candidates. Our in-depth knowledge of recruitment across core sectors enables us to provide advice based on experience and to give you the best access to client vacancies.