Head of Supply Chain

Veritas Partners
Irlam, Manchester
circa £75,000 plus Benefits
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Head of Supply Chain.

Based Manchester.

Salary c. £75,000 + great benefits

The  Role: 

Define and implement strategic operational plans in relation to supply chain

Develop and implement plans to increase efficiency, increase productivity and reduce costs

Coach and mentor the team to deliver improved management of daily activity within Supply Chain, Logistics, Customer Service and Order Processing.

Work with department heads to maximise employee effectiveness, staff motivation and skills development

Establish and develop a safety focused culture, ensuring compliance in all areas and ensuring all internal and external responsibilities are satisfied

Develop a culture of continuous business improvement including setting and driving quality improvements and standards.

Overall responsibility to ensure all accreditations and certificates are current and are audited to ensure full compliance.




Be an analytical, thinker and planner, with a ‘hands on’ strong leadership style, leading by example

Demonstrable experience in developing business plans and supply chain structures.

Experience of multi-product stream manufacturing

Customer focused with a strong emphasis on ‘safety first’, quality and cost management

Visionary, with the ability to engage staff through their passion to succeed

Demonstrable experience of sustaining lean and continuous improvement

The Company:

Great products, outstanding growth, a highly capable team and in the last 10 years has seen double digit growth, so a real modern-day success story.  Unlike other businesses they are more versatile, focussed, and ambitious. They understand the needs of their consumers and retailers and control all aspects of the supply chain to provide profitable solutions.

But this will not be like working for a large blue-chip corporation. You will have total financial insight and the ability to make fast decisions as you will have input to the UK business.

You will be graduate calibre, coupled with excellent communication skills and high levels of IT literacy and financial acumen. You will currently be in logistics – planning looking to grow your career

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format quoting ref number 5046/65

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 

All applications to roles advertised by Veritas Partnership Ltd are reviewed by our team of consultants. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive we are unfortunately unable to respond to each applicant individually, therefore if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Please be aware that all third-party and direct applications to any of our roles will be forwarded to our retained consultants Veritas Partnership Limited and no fees will be payable.

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Veritas is a specialist recruitment consultancy with an impressive client base across the FMCG, Consumer and Corporate sectors. Experts in Sales, Account Management, Marketing, Category Management and Brand Marketing our philosophy at Veritas is to provide open, honest and comprehensive solutions to candidates and clients alike.

Operating on a national basis and with over 50 years experience across the management team we completely understand the current market and are perfectly positioned to advise on your recruitment needs, no matter how specific they may be. From Executive Search to Managed Advertising and contingency services, Veritas provide a first class career management service that is proven to deliver on expectations with both fluidity and professionalism.

Find Us
0118 903 4914
Seddon House
Gas Lane
RG10 9LX
United Kingdom

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