Job Board: Supply Chain Manager

Job Ref:3049/48v
Location:Hertfordshire
Wage:to £65k + Benefits Package
Benefits:Benefits

Job Title:                Supply Chain Manager

Location:               Nr Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Package:                Up to £65k + Benefits Package

 

 

The Company:

 

A family business 80 years ago that has developed into a multi-divisional, fast moving, innovative food business with a turnover in excess of £600m and employing over 1700 people in the UK and France. Each of our divisions are unique, offering different challenges and exciting career opportunities.

We have an informal style and believe in pushing responsibility and accountability down to the local level. Whichever division you work for, we believe in training and developing each of our colleagues and in providing an environment where all colleagues can achieve their full potential.

As a company we are firmly committed to equality of employment opportunity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Make recommendations on the direction of the supply network.

  • Manage and direct a team of 6.
  • Support the implementation of an ERP system into the business in order to improve controls and systems.
  • Produce forwards capacity plans which show customer sales demand and model factory capacity.
  • Maintain an inventory planning system for finished goods which uses forecast demand and stock holding policies which optimise efficiency and service levels.
  • Manage the materials requirements planning system which maintains materials stocks and produces ingredient and packaging orders to fulfil the production plan.
  • Manage the scheduling of production (including mixing, processing, and packing) on a daily basis.
  • In conjunction with the Operations Director and the commercial team, negotiate third-party finished product prices, supply and distribution agreements.

  • Liaise with the main retailers and the National Account Manager’s on promotional planning and forecasting.
  • Negotiate prices, payment terms, and supply agreements with all materials and consumables suppliers to the factory and our London commercial head office.

ABOUT YOU: You will have previous experience in multi-site operational role, and have the ability to champion a ‘right first time’ ethos.

  • Possess a BTEC HNC/HND or degree in supply chain management, or business studies, but this is not essential if the candidate has the relevant work experience; and
  • Professional qualification from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT UK).

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv quoting reference 3049-48

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other sales, marketing or category management opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV and we will call you.

 

 

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If you know anyone who is currently looking for a new role in sales, marketing or category management, or who may be appropriate for any of the roles which are advertised here, please do let us have their contact details (with their permission!).

 

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If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button below with a copy of your up to date cv.

Not right for you? We’d still like to speak with you about other sales, marketing or category management opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV and we will call you.

Refer a Friend Scheme:

If you know anyone who is currently looking for a new role in sales, marketing or category management, or who may be appropriate for any of the roles which are advertised here, please do let us have their contact details (with their permission!).

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