Head of Supply Chain - FMCG

Location
North West England
Salary
c. £55k plus benefits
Posted
24 Jun 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
RA10166
Function
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a very successful multi-site, FMCG organisation. They are the number 1 in their field, supplying the major grocery retailers, discounters, and wholesale channels.  They have built an enviable reputation for quality and innovation and with continued expansion on the agenda, this company offers enormous potential for you to grow your career.

Now is an exciting time to join them as Head of Supply Chain in a broad ranging role, giving you considerable autonomy and scope to develop your career and drive their business. Through your team you will identify and implement best practice in forecasting and demand planning, procurement and warehousing. This is a highly visible role right at the heart of the business with close working relationships with Sales, Operations, Finance and the Board. This is a fast paced, SKU rich, environment where new ideas are championed in a company that leads rather than follows.

You will be naturally analytical and numerate with excellent IT and Excel skills, comfortable with data analysis, interpretation and presentation. We are looking for a skilled and experienced supply chain professional who can add real value across the supply chain, including demand planning, material purchasing and forecasting, production planning, stock management and distribution, including warehousing. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to take best practice processes and deliver them appropriately. Additionally, as an excellent communicator, you will enjoy leading and developing a team and identifying and nurturing talent. You will ideally have experience within procurement and demand planning gained within an FMCG / consumer products or similar environment.

The opportunities to develop your career with this company are very real, limited only by your talent and ambition. An attractive salary package is on offer with the flexibility to attract the best in the sector. This is an outstanding opportunity to further your career and make your mark in this successful business.