Head of Supply Chain

Location
Surrey
Salary
Highly Competitive
Posted
22 Feb 2018
Closes
22 Mar 2018
Ref
JEBES
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

With almost 40 years of successful business behind them, our client is a market leading supplier of high quality, ambient products to the UK foodservice, retail and manufacturing industries. They have a recognised and trusted portfolio, offering their customers the best quality products. With an international supply base in over 20 countries, they pride themselves on their ability to provide the best possible solutions for their target consumers. Due to the continued success of the business, they are now experiencing exponential growth in the UK food industry, and are looking to bring in a Head of Supply Chain to join the team.

The Role

To succeed in the role of Head of Supply Chain, you will need to manage and track each part of the supply chain, from the point of supply to delivery to customer. You will need to be confident in liaising with relevant parties – both internally and externally – to ensure all shipping and tracking requirements are met. As well as ensuring that all shipping is compliant with current regulations, you will be responsible for maintaining stock sheets and overseeing the day to day running of any warehouses, producing accurate demand forecasts, ensuring that the company is always prepared to meet the requirements of the customer. This role will involve management and control of all costs incurred during the supply process, maximising profit and minimising expense wherever possible. As a Head of Department, this role will work closely with senior leadership, to develop and create strategies to improve the long-term outlook of the business.

The Person

  • Minimum of 4 years experience working in a Supply Chain environment, ideally within a FMCG business, with a strong understand of international shipping.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Strong communication skills and business acumen
  • A strong team leader with the ability to motivate individuals and lead by example
  • The ability to work collaboratively and cross-functionally
  • Positive, resilient, can-do attitude

This role will be office based in Surrey. Our client are offering a highly competitive salary package to the successful individual.

If you think you’re up to the challenge, don’t delay! Call 07891245724 for more information or send your CV to jo@fmcgexecutive.com.

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