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Supply Chain Manager

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  • Salary: £45000 - £45000
  • Location: Somerset
  • Ref: DT 324

Cathedral Appointments are recruiting for an experienced Supply Chain Manager for one of our FMCG clients based in Somerset.

The Role

The Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for accepting and storing all inbound products and packaging, ensuring that stock is readily available for Production. The successful candidate will also be responsible receiving the Finished Goods ready for despatch through 3rd Party Logistics and Warehouse providers. 

Supply Chain Manager responsibilities include...

Main Job Responsibilities:

·         Manage all Stores and Despatch personnel, ensuring that they are appropriately resourced 24/7.

·         Indirect management of 3rd Party Warehouses.

·         Reduce logistics costs wherever possible.

·         Reduce lead-time for the route-to market where possible.

·         Improve operational efficiency of the Stores Department.

·         Work with the Planning and Purchasing team to reduce working capital raw materials and finished goods.

·         Co-ordinate 3rd Party Logistics and Warehouses to control inventory and optimise Customer Service.

·         Develop the ERP systems to assist with the above.

Supply Chain Manager requirements include...

The Candidate

The client is looking for a manager with the ability to develop new ideas and through an influential and persuasive style ensure that they are effectively implemented.  The successful candidate will also be considered as a stand-in for the Operations Director.

Required Skills and Experience: *Supply Chain Management experience within FMCG is essential*

·         Strong negotiation skills.

·         Strong commercial and numerical skills.

·         Strong analytical skills.

·         Strong supplier performance management experience.

·         Significant customer / stakeholder management experience.

·         Extensive Supply Chain / Distribution experience and expertise.

·         Excellent communicator.

For more information about this fantastic opportunity and how to apply please send an up to date CV to Dan at Cathedral Appointments. 

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