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Supply Planning Team Leader

Employer
McCormick UK Limited
Location
Haddenham, UK or Peterborough, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Supply Chain & Logistics

Job Details

Supply Planning Team Leader

Haddenham, UK or Peterborough, UK

Reporting to Materials’ Planning Manager, the aim of the role is day to day operation and the responsibility for short- and long-term material planning and 4 direct reports.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership and oversight to all facets of the Haddenham raw materials, including materials purchasing planning, product life cycle change management, disposals, risk and SLOB management and master data governance. 
  • Take the 4-week plans from the production scheduler and monitor, escalate and manage risks and opportunities related to raw materials supply.
  • Identify and implement improvements to working practices to improve efficiency, performance and reliability in the materials planning processes.
  • Carry out weekly review of obsolescence and manage with internal stakeholders to improve performance across the supply chain end to end.  
  • Responsible for the tactical and strategic factory materials and inventory plans, set targets, manage year on year stock value / inventory turnover improvements to support UK Supply Chain targets.
  • Report relevant KPIs
  • Oversee development and coaching of departmental team members. Develop individual goals for direct reports and ensure alignment to functional OGSM's. Follow up and monitor progress of individual goals and adjust as necessary to changes in business priorities and objectives, 
  • Build bench strength in materials management, using SAP MRP
  • Represent Materials planning on local, regional and global projects, with regard to Commercialisation, CCI and engineering changes.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • A relevant degree qualification in Supply Chain.
  • Previous experience of management in production / materials planning in food company.
  • Operations, Supply Chain background with proven track record of target focused delivery in fast paced operational environment.
  • Proven leadership and project management skills.
  • Working knowledge of cycle count process.
  • Experience with SAP desirable.
  • Ability to deal with complexity and change.
  • Customer focused.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong user of IT.
  • Experience of inventory analysis and management.

COMPANY

At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.

Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With over 14,000 employees around the world and more than $6 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers.

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Schwartz.

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.

Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

Company

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavour and one of the most respected and familiar names in the industry.

 Our UK business manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavourful products for retail outlets, food manufacturers, and foodservice businesses. We create flavours for a wide range of applications, such as beverages, snacks, dairy, bakery/confectionary, savoury, performance nutrition, and health.

 McCormick has had a presence in the UK for nearly 40 years. We have three sites across the country–our EMEA headquarters in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, our new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and innovation centre in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (which is on track to become McCormick’s first Net Zero carbon building), and our plant in Littleborough, Greater Manchester.

 Our brands and our products are trusted sources of flavour in millions of kitchens across the country—in homes and in restaurants. Our UK brand portfolio includes Schwartz, Frank’s RedHot, French’s, Cholula, Herdez, and OLD BAY.

Partnerships with farmers and suppliers around the world allow us to provide great-tasting, quality spices with consistency that you can trust. Our herbs and spices come from around 80 different countries.

 At McCormick, we stand together for the future of flavour, and we bring that commitment to work every day in the UK to deliver top-tier growth and quality from our global business.

 As a people-first culture, we encourage development in many ways, respect everyone’s differences and contributions, and do what’s right to develop our employees and to better our world.

 

Company info
Website
Location
Haddenham Business Park
Pegasus Way
Haddenham
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP17 8LB
GB

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