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Senior Supply Chain Manager

CPA Recruitment
£40k - £50k per annum
Closing date
12 Dec 2020

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Planning, Production, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Our client based in Devon searching for a Senior Supply Chain Manager to become a key decision maker in the continued development of their business. Experience within the food industry and knowledge of managing a multisite environment are pivotal to the success of this position. 

You will be free to develop the role whilst working closely with the Senior Leadership team as it is essential you approach the role with a hands-on attitude and be flexible with ever changing demands


  • Manage the planning department & planning team
  • Oversee and manage all of the forecasts, stock holdings, production planning and raw material forward purchasing
  • Manage and update the product and raw material databases including set up, launch and de-list requirements
  • You will be the main liaison between planning, production, purchasing and sales
  • Oversight of the procurement team to ensure material deliveries match production plans
  • Communicate and deal with any supply problems that may impact plans
  • Manage key reporting and analysis requirements, reporting to the Managing Director


  • Experience in Supply Chain roles at management level, ideally in FMCG, specifically food & beverage
  • Strong understanding of forecasting and planning logic, with experience of ERP systems
  • Proven track record of training and developing teams; strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to lead and develop the department
  • Understanding of wider business processes and departments
  • Fantastic problem solver, with the ability to think quickly
  • Highly organised with a keen eye for detail
  • Passionate and committed

Ref Code: FMW39358

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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