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Supply Chain Administrator

CPA Recruitment
£25k-£30k per annum
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Our client in Northamptonshire is one of the largest food businesses providing retail companies with the finest food and drink. They are searching for a Supply Chain Administrator to join their existing team who work with global food and beverage products. 

•    Provide single point of contact for all rework or co-packing projects with co-pack and packaging suppliers
•    Work collaboratively with supply plan team to ensure rework or co-pack orders are always completed and shipped on time to achieve 99% stock availability
•    Track and manage supplier performance through regular reviews and act where necessary if the supplier fails to hit the outlined KPIs and OTIF brief
•    Addressing any poor performance and escalating to Supply Chain Manager
•    Tracking, reporting and managing the processing of Slow & Obsolete stock to reduce impact to business
•    Reporting and processing weekly CAT-C damage orders, utilizing stock for sample use and charity donations before disposal
•    Maintaining a weekly co-pack plan, liaising with HQT to ensure we keep a steady workflow of jobs avoiding major peaks/seasonal excess.
•    KPI’s reported monthly both internally and by our 3PL
•    Regular visits and team meetings
•    Collation of data from all our clients 3PL sites to report on company stock on a daily basis
•    Maintaining stock reporting tool and data feeds from supply plans
•    Use and maintain company purchase order system 
•    Reporting monthly on the number of monthly sample requests & value to Supply Chain Manager
•    Place Purchase orders for packaging/labels in line with Supply Plan
•    Reduction of SLOB disposals and improvement of profit across all ‘at risk’ brands/products
•    Reduction in stock write offs and utilization of stock

Personal Profile
•    Strong Relationship builder and ability to communicate effectively across all functions
•    Ability to challenge constructively and confidently
•    Strong influencing and communication skills
•    Good time management – being able to work to strict deadlines under pressure
•    Great problem-solving skills
•    Excellent MS Office skills 
•    Experience in achieving Key Performance Indicators
•    Excellent organisation skills
•    Experience within FMCG specifically the Food & Beverage Industry
•    Experience working with Logistic and transport providers (UK & European)

Ref Code: FMW40347B

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Jon Hemming-Nash to

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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