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Supply Chain Manager - FMCG - Surrey

£55,000 - £65,000 per annum

South East

REF: DJF895547

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I am currently recruiting a Supply Chain Manager for a market leading food service business.

I’m currently partnered with an International Food Service business who are looking for a Senior Supply Chain Manager to lead planning and distribution. You will have complete ownership of 1000+ restaurants across supply chain for the companies UK and Ireland operations.

My client continues to maintain market leading status and has a brand that’s known throughout the world, this is an excellent time to join the business and be part of their exciting journey of growth. This is a brand-new role and you will have the opportunity to put your own individual stamp on it.

As Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for the development of the Demand Planning Team and the management of all distributors making the account management piece key for this opportunity. You will be responsible for the management of the UK & I SCM relationship with the procurement and product Integrity functions as the final part of the end to end Supply Chain Service. As the supply Chain lead you will have a real gravitas and can influence across all functions of the business, from franchisees and company operations to marketing and development. You will represent supply chain at meetings, forums and events internally and with valued partners. You will be in constant collaboration with all Western European markets to drive consistency and best practise across company operations.

Leading the Supply Chain and Planning Department, you will support the development and growth of your team offering mentoring and training where applicable contributing in implementing a strong people culture across the company, your expertise and relationship building is equally important across franchisees, distributors, senior stakeholders and valued partners.

You will have the responsibility of measuring and driving supplier performance, Identifying and monitoring risks and opportunities related to distribution and planning

You will drive innovation and continuous improvement projects across distribution and planning supply chain working with Commercial, Marketing and Operations Teams to help grow the brand in the UK and Ireland

To be considered for this role you must have a proven track record in supply chain gained in a fast-moving environment (ideally food service, restaurants, retail, FMCG). You will be highly experience in managing 3PL distribution and planning relationships offering credibility and have the ability across senior stakeholder engagement

To be considered for this role and to fit in with company culture you will be ambitious, driven and be willing to get ‘stuck in’, its hugely important that you have strong relationships skills, a strategic and analytical approach and be an accomplished presenter and leader!

If this sounds like a company you would like to work for and you feel you have the right skill set then please apply now, I can guarantee this role will not be around for very long!

Ref DJF895547

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