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Head of Supply Chain

Hutchinson Jonas
Buckinghamshire (Hybrid Working)
£55-75k + Benefits
Closing date
24 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Logistics, Planning, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Are you an accomplished Head of Supply Chain individual looking for a fresh new challenge within a vibrant and exciting business?
Do you want to work for a continuously growing organisation who are number one in their respective category?

Main Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for leading the UK Supply Chain team and delivering a top class supply chain service for the business. You will also be a member of the Leadership Team.
We work with many international co-manufacturers therefore proven strong management is essential to the role. 
As we work with many co manufacturers to deliver our diverse portfolio. Part of your task will be to manage supplier relationships together with our procurement, technical and NPD teams 
You and your team will be responsible for demand planning, forecasting, production planning, raw materials and packaging procurement, contract packing partners and driving efficiencies /cost saving initiatives. 
You will manage, mentor and coach a team as well as helping them to achieve KPI's and improving them where needed 
You will collaborate with customers to improve/develop existing relationships

Key Skills Required:
The ideal candidate should have extensive experience in FMCG, of which a sufficient amount has been as a senior manager within operations/supply chain. 
Most importantly you are passionate about achieving results, meeting KPI’s and sharing your skills and knowledge to help others develop and grow. 
Great attention to detail
People management experience 
Great communication skills
Team Player with a can-do attitude 
Readiness to work in a fast growing entrepreneurial brand. 
Confident analysing data 
Very proficient user of Excel 
Experience on SAP


Hutchinson Jonas, specialises in the recruitment of FMCG industry professionals.  We cover both the Retail and Manufacturing market areas providing a comprehensive recruitment service to both job seekers and companies alike.


From inception, Hutchinson Jonas has focused upon the food & drink manufacturing sector and is now one of the leading recruiters in this area. We have successfully completed hundreds of assignments and placements and can draw upon over 15 years of recruitment experience at a senior level. Whatever recruitment problem your organisation has faced, we have almost certainly faced them before.

Our testimonials come from some of the leading, most influential people within food manufacturing. They speak volumes about our service and can be seen on our website: 

Any number of things set us apart from the rest, most notably ‘investment’. We invest heavily in staff development to ensure our people remain leaders in their fields. We also invest in database technology to ensure that we are aware of the availability of key people at any given time. And we invest in the community around us – our graduate food science award at Reading University, our charitable work with PROPS and the National Autistic Society, and our sponsorship of local sports teams are all examples of our commitment to social responsibility.

The Hutchinson Jonas Group is split into two distinct brands, offering two distinct services:

Interim Management
Hutchinson Consultancy Ltd specialises in providing the food & drink industry with interim managers for a variety of different assignments and projects. Our hand-picked professionals are experts in their field and provide support for a variety of different scenarios including gap management, sudden departures, specialist projects and managing change.

Permanent Recruitment
Since our inception in 1999, Jonas has built up a reputation for delivering quality, permanent recruitment solutions in a timely, efficient and ethical manner. We have developed partnerships with many key FMCG Manufacturers, Retailers and Food Service companies both large and small. Our Key Accounts team works together with our customers to offer them a truly service orientated recruitment approach, adding value at every stage of the process.


Find Us
0208 650 7998
Business Services Bromley Ltd
Provident House
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