Supply Chain Manager

CPA Recruitment
South East England
£55k - £75k per annum
Closing date
13 Feb 2021
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Job Details

This is a rare opportunity to join an award winning food business that has gone from strength to strength throughout the pandemic. As the business continues to grow there are exciting times ahead, building teams and expanding the product range


Job Role

You will be joining the team as the primary leader and managing a team of experienced Supply Chain individuals. The key purpose of the role is manage the company’s outsourced manufacturers and the Supply Chain process, creating cost efficient processes and ensuring that the business ethos is not lost. You will be involved with the planning, production, packaging, stock control and delivery of all food products through land, air and sea.



The ideal candidate will be need to have experience in the key areas below:

  • Manage operations for the Supply Chain, including forecasting, manufacturing planning, inventory management, whilst ensuring efficiency and productivity is maintained to high standards
  • Cost and time reductions are required to ensure all customer orders are complete without impacting quality
  • Work with various departments to ensure Sales and Operational Planning processes are being achieved, including forecasting for new products and increased product lines
  • Establish areas for improvements within the Supply Chain processes, distributing updates across the business as required
  • Create strategic relationships with business leaders within business to enhance collaborative working and effective management of ongoing production
  • Reporting on all areas of the Supply Chain with visibility to cost, operating margins and working capital to support senior and key business investment decisions
  • Review and improve export market compliance, ensuring all legislation is met without impacting client service levels
  • Be involved in key projects within the business relating to improving processes and procedures not only within the Supply Chain, but company wide
  • Involved in full management responsibilities of team including reviews, recruitment, development and retention of staff


Personal Profile

  • Extensive Supply Chain experience – including forecasting, planning and production
  • Food Production and Distribution are highly beneficial
  • Understanding international shipping practises
  • Work with outsourced businesses
  • Management of an operations team to deliver high quality products in a time-critical environment
  • Working to a set budget and with financial targets
  • CIPS/CILT Qualified is desirable, not essential



£55k-£75k per annum


Ref Code: W39476


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.

Contact Us
  • Eclipse House
  • 20 Sandown Road
  • WD24 7AE
  • GB
  • 020 8203 1000
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