Are you a proven Senior Supply Chain Manager or perhaps a Supply Chain whizz with solid leadership experience looking to accelerate their career?
We are working with a large SME business who are looking to recruit an exceptional Supply Chain Manager to take the helm with regards to the movement of product and raw materials into the business and of course ensure the fulfilment of orders to their demanding customer base.
The business is constantly evolving with new products, new customers and as a consequence has doubled its output in the last 6 months. The future is bright, but also challenging! Whilst the business is very stable and you aren’t coming in to put any fires out, they can still do it better, potentially much better.
The two key areas are cost savings and people development. This is where you can make a difference and make the business sit up and say wow.
Working closely with their hauliers and 3PL’s, can you identify the bottlenecks, challenge the service level agreements, flatten the delivery profile, investigate damages and shortages, whilst root causing and eradicating issues?
Can you be customer facing, understand their quirks, accommodate them with a cost conscious and logical approach and achieve all this through the strong leadership and mentoring of your team?
With a remit covering Demand planning, Goods In, Stock Control, Replenishment, Despatch and Transport planning coupled with the autonomy to make it your own, the opportunity to identify and make improvements is vast.
Reporting to the Operations Director this pivotal and high profile role should be enough to keep you busy. The company are very agile and are seeking a like-minded individual to knock their socks off!
And in return for your expertise the salary is circa £60k - £70k plus company benefits.
Oh and if your background is from a fast moving product (FMCG) or similar short shelf life product business, then we definitely want to hear from you, this would be a distinct advantage given the nature of this role.
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