DEMAND PLANNING & LOGISTICS MANAGER
£attractive salary & benefits
Our client is a highly successful and growing UK division of a European chilled foods group supplying a wide range of European origin branded and own-label dairy products into Grocery Retail, Wholesale and Foodservice trade channels. Entrepreneurial by nature, the Gloucestershire-based company has a strong ‘people culture’ where individuals are highly valued and are offered real autonomy, empowerment and responsibility in their job roles.
Our client has ambitious UK growth plans and they are now looking to expand their supply chain team further with the appointment of a Demand Planning & Logistics Manager to manage the demand planning function.
Your remit will be wide and varied and will include working with suppliers and the buying team, to ensure smooth, regular demand. You will work with key European hauliers to manage collection and delivery of stock. You will be responsible for managing the forward stock position in order to model storage and working capital requirements. You have one direct report.
The ideal candidate will possess sound demand planning knowledge, gained either in a recognised FMCG manufacturing company or food trading business. Logistics experience is desirable. You may currently be a Demand Planning Supervisor looking for the next step up in your career, or alternatively, already operate at a managerial level but are seeking a new challenge. Either way, we would like to hear from you.
The job requires a candidate to have the ability to effectively lead and manage internal and external business partners. You possess strong analytical ability and a high attention to detail. Calm under pressure, you are self-motivated, with a methodical and thorough approach to work.
Degree educated; you possess a strong understanding of demand planning. A working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics or similar systems is key. Good language ability including Italian or French is desirable.
The position is office based.
Interested? Then please apply below providing details of your current salary package. Alternatively, email your CV together with details of your current salary package to Maria Murphy at email@example.com, quoting reference number MM/2244.
Closing date for applications: 8th November, 2021