An experienced Supply Chain Planning Manager is required for this highly successful FMCG business.
OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTSCompetitive Salary4% company performance related annual bonus9% matched contribution pension scheme (including salary exchange option)Health cash plan with healthshieldLife Assurance cover at 4x base salary24 days holiday (can buy/sell 2 days per year) plus 8 bank holidaysHybrid working available of 50% in the office and 50% working from homeMon to Thur: 9am to 5pm. Fri: 9am to 4.30pm
THE SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING MANAGER
Key duties include:Responsible for the demand planning, inventory planning and replenishment for the two GMG (Global Markets Group (Export)) distribution centres.Responsible for the management, training and development of one direct report.Working alongside sales to advise on stock availability and lead times.Working with 3PL and Contract manufacturers to analyse short, medium, and long term capacity plans, and communicate these through the S&OP cycle.Effectively lead my team through the demonstration of people responsibilities (Our Purpose, Our People, Our Work)Leading and reinforcing the S&OP process; communicating benefits and achievements to the stakeholders, producing clear action plans Attending project meetings to ensure the smooth implementation of any RCF / NPD / EPD projects.Build and maintain relationships with the Suppliers and 3PL's.Being part of the European Planning Leadership team and contributing to the continuous development of the team's procedures and tools.Review and release of purchase orders at Stage 2 approval in SAP.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will have experience of a similar Supply Planning Management role within multi-national organisation in a comparable industry including FMCG, Food, Drink or other Consumer Goods. On top of this you will need:Excellent communication skills, and with an understanding of different cultures (Mainly SE Asia) would be an advantage.Languages - Fluency in European language will be an advantage.Be highly numerateExcellent organisation and prioritisation skillsComputer literate - spreadsheets, databases, presentationsSAP experience beneficial.Demonstrable evidence of cross-functional teamwork Certified in project management will be an advantage Certified in Lean / Six Sigma will be an advantage
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