Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Supply Chain Manager, Bedfordshire

County / State: Bedfordshire

Category: Planning, Supply Chain

Reference: ZEG894179

Consultant: Zoe Gmaj

Start date: Asap

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum


Rapidly expanding food manufacturer, retailer and foodservice customers, a business you can really get your teeth into...

Job Description

Join a business on the up, lots of opportunities for growth with expanding retailer and bespoke customer accounts. This site has a dedicated and long-standing workforce and management team who will be positive and supportive throughout this period of change.

This role will see you leading a team of around 16-20 with two to three direct reports and will be managing a Supply Chain team including; distribution through to planning and purchasing to Logistics. As an SME with a nice family feel, you are going to be able to make your mark and drive change with a team who are behind you 100% of the way. This role is a project; it needs direction, love and expertise to continue to expand along its projected path. From day one you will be able to make in roads, improvements and bring new ideas to the table.


  • Call off materials and packaging in a timely manner
  • Manage stock ordering
  • Introduce KPIs and forecasting
  • Production planning and scheduling
  • Implement process improvement into the Supply Chain
  • Manage stock holding
  • Increase customer service levels and delivery
  • Leading an end to end supply chain team
  • Coach, develop and train a team

The key area of focus for this role is in Planning, where some real change is required along with some TLC to take a hold of what is in the business and make it better, working closely with your team. You will analyse gaps and make recommendations to improve systems, harmonise current spreadsheets and drive change to deliver efficiency improvements, and exceptional customer service.

Planning experience in food manufacturing is essential for this role, so if you think you have what it takes - apply today for a bite of the action!

We are more than happy to speak to someone looking for that next step up in their career.

REF. ZEG894179 By Focus Management

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Focus Management Consultants Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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