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Supply Chain Manager

Employer
The People Co.
Location
Suffolk
Salary
£45k-£55k per annum
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

We are working with an International high-end food manufacturer and distributor, known in their sector for being industry leaders who provide the best products on the market. They are searching for a Supply Chain Manager to join their Supply Chain Division and be a real key performer within the business.


Job Role
This role will be part of a Supply Chain team who report to the Supply Chain Operations Manager. This role will require working closely with Suppliers, Supply Chain Managers, Sales team Commercial Managers, Buying Team & Customer Collaboration alongside developing relationships with specific suppliers to ensure our service KPI targets are met and surpassed.


Responsibilities 

  • Act as a key point of contact within the team and proactively manage and maintain supplier relationships
  • Responsible for the complete order cycle of stock replenishment - forecasting, procurement, scheduling, and shipping
  • Demand planning - Plan inventory flow, analyse statistical data & collaborate to establish a forecast solution
  • Weekly review, or more frequently as necessary of purchase order scheduling and the requirement to identify and resolve stock gaps within the supply of product
  • Responsible for maintaining optimum product warehouse stockholding, including optimising the flow of product from supplier to warehouse
  • Work with the sales and collaboration teams to identify contract sell through / run-out and to ensure action is proactively taken
  • Support and drive continuous improvement projects with suppliers to improve service & maximize service levels, always driving solutions
  • Manage, support and resolve key supply chain issues between supplier and the business
  • Proactively communicate supply information to the business about relevant customer service and company performance
  • Report, analyze and deliver on required KPIs, implement continuous improvement related to stock availability, flow of inventory and forecasting
  • Maintain and develop supplier engagement by achieving highest overall satisfaction levels
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to ensure business and customer needs are continually achieved
  • Alert the wider teams relating to critical SKUs and their sale/demand forecast, maintain and improve our customer supply service level achievements across a broad range of major UK retailers

 

 

 

Qualifications/Certifications Required

  • A great people person who enjoys being part of a successful team
  • At least 3 years business experience preferably in Supply Chain
  • Familiar with SAP functionalities (with preference for SAP S/4HANA)
  • ERP/MRP experience
  • Supplier & service mindset, taking ownership to resolve issues. Service oriented attitude
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Action orientated to deliver results under time pressure
  • High analytical skills numeracy and logical reasoning, attention to detail
  • Ability to build relationships and be a strong team player
  • Proactive, self-starter, thinking of the bigger picture
  • Proven track record on improvement performance
  • Able to adapt to changes quickly & work in a busy department
  • Demand management background

 

Ref Code: FMW41366


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.

Company

CPA Recruitment rebrands as The People Co.

CPA Recruitment has rebranded as The People Co., putting people directly at the heart of its brand.

Established in 1987, The People Co. is an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

Spanning the UK, Europe and North America, the business works with start-ups through to established multinationals, from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level.

The People Co.’s focus, structure, client base, People and locations remain the same as before.

people co

Our Story

Resourcing solutions. Sounds a bit impersonal, doesn't it? That's just not how we role; at The People Co., we're all about people!

Can we help our clients fill their job vacancies? Absolutely.

Can we help our job candidates find the right job? You bet we can.

We’re an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

From our offices in the UK and North America, we work locally and globally with clients from start-ups to established multinationals. And with candidates from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level. All of this is underpinned by our 36 years’ heritage in providing a flexible, bespoke service.

Areas our People cover

From beginning to end, we cover roles across the whole food and consumer goods supply chain. Our team of People - dedicated sector specialists - really know their onions and many have experience of working in the industry themselves.

As well as covering mature areas of the market, we ensure we’re on top of emerging areas, so we can support clients as best we can.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 8203 1000
Location
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
Watford
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD24 7AE
United Kingdom

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