Supply Chain Executive

c£28-32k plus benefits
02 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The organisation

A leading Food manufacturer seeking to recruit a Supply Chain Executive to work on their behalf within a key grocery retailer.

The Role

You will be responsible for building and maintaining key customer relationships across the Supply Chain between our client and customer.

Key Accountabilities

  • Interface between client and the Customer
  • Develop, encourage & maintain cross functional relationships to encourage cross Business Strategic development plan
  • Communicate service issues inside Supply chain and Commercial team as well as recommending short term and/or on-going solutions to minimize impacts
  • Effective and communication of account activity, strategy and initiates to deliver an improvement year on year on our Advantage score

Availability & Waste

  • Demonstrate proactivity, ownership and accountability in the Waste & Availability by building & delivering improvement plans across Availability, Waste and Forecasting.
  • Agree and deliver against the KPI measures through ownership of robust databases


  • Provide forecasting support to Supply planners to maximise forecast accuracy
  • Ensure all parties aligned on an ongoing basis, specifically focussed on becoming ‘best in class’ in events, promotions and key seasonal trends planning
  • Support in the communication and delivery of increased accuracy for forecasting for 3rd party products through building and taking ownership of 3rd party relationships

The candidate

  • Previous experience in FMCG, either in Supply Chain Planning or in a Supply Chain implant/onsite role
  • Excellent analytical ability including strong numerical and verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail and ability to priorities tasks
  • Full UK driving license is required as the role will require travel between sites. Occasional overnight stays will also occasionally be required

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