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Supply Chain Manager

  • Reference IP28125-DT
  • Salary £40,000 - £45,000
  • Job type Permanent

Supply Chain Manager - Bristol - circa £40K

My client is ethical, innovative and hugely popular with their products enjoyed world wide. Due to their continuous growth they are looking for an experienced Supply Chain Manager to join their highly successful procurement and supply chain department. Reporting into the Head of Supply Chain and managing a team of five you will be responsible for leading the global customer supply chain agenda for the organisation. The ideal candidate will come from a Food or FMCG background.

You will also be responsible for:

• Working with key stakeholders to deliver best in class consumer care for UK and international markets
• Proactively work with the sales team to collaboratively deliver the sales plan and ensure supply chain risks are managed
• Own the short-term forecast to drive accuracy and on shelf availability for customers
• Lead the team to deliver a best in class supply chain experience for customers and consumers
• Able to engage and influence customers to drive best practice for mutual benefit
• Drive service level of +99% and on shelf availability of +98%
• Ownership of the short horizon forecast with accuracy levels of +80%
• Implement KPIs to guide performance and drive improvement and opportunities across the supply chain
• Drive efficiency by actively engaging in eliminating wasteful activities from the supply chain
• Manage the team to drive and deliver an improvement in - on time in full, on shelf availability, short term forecast accuracy, elimination of short dated stock
• Act as the voice of the customer and consumer
• Review of order management process and tools to automate and ensure demand is smooth across the supply chain
• Ensure full engagement and utilisation of the new ERP system
• Continuously improve service through robust root cause analysis and implementation of solutions and initiatives

Knowledge & Experience

• Experienced people leader
• Languages are highly desirable not essential
• Proven track record in delivering change agendas
• Commercial acumen
• Able to influence and negotiate persuasively at peers and senior level internally and externally
• Dynamic approach to problem solving
• Able to present information accurately and concisely, appropriate to the audience

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