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Supply Chain Manager

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A global FMCG business based in Lancashire are looking for a Supply Chain Manager to join their team. As Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for all aspects of supply chain operations, from defining the demand planning strategy to delivering finished products to customers. This is a key leadership role which requires excellent leadership skills and a strategic thinker capable of driving change in a positive manner.

About the role:

  • Manage the mid to long term capacity and service plans to optimise the delivery of the demand
  • Facilitate the monthly IBP Supply review and ensure focus on the right horizons and support decision and manage escalations to drive and improve the supply chain
  • Drive operational excellence initiatives to improve efficiency, reduce lead times, minimise costs, and enhance overall supply chain performance
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiate contracts, monitor performance, and identify opportunities for collaboration and improvement
  • Collaborate with sales, operations, and project teams, to develop accurate forecasts and ensure alignment of supply with demand to meet customer needs
  • Develop and implement inventory management strategies to ensure optimal inventory levels are maintained, while minimising carrying costs

About the person:

  • Ideally degree qualified or overseas equivalent
  • Previous experience working as a Supply Chain Manager with experience managing end to end supply chain teams
  • FMCG background is preferred but those from wider manufacturing industries will be considered
  • Excellent leadership skills

To apply for the role please send your CV to susannah.meadows@robertwalters.com

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Procurement & Supply Chain

Focus: Supply Chain

Industry: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 per annum

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Darwen

Job Reference: 4SKPY7-B78FDEB2

Date posted: 03 July 2024

Consultant: Susannah Meadows

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