Supply Chain Manager

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Supply Chain Manager

Our client, a leading Food manufacturer is urgently looking for a Supply Chain Lead to join their site in Coventry and manage their overall inbound and outbound supply chain process. You will lead a team to ensure the adequate supply of raw materials and packaging for production; as well as overseeing the timely despatch of finished products to meet customer service levels. Key responsibilities: • Manage planning, procurement, production, inventory control, internal logistics and distribution to customers and third-party storage. • Maximising service levels and customer satisfaction, whilst maintaining control of inventory levels. • Manage lead times on all procurement requirements. • Lead the team ensuring they meet agreed KPI standards and manage according to budget and operational capacity. • Ensure production forecasts and promotional activity is clearly communicated to all relevant departments in a timely manner which ensures the site is adequately resourced to meet this requirement. • Monitoring stock levels and tracking products. Candidate requirements: • A degree or relevant professional qualification. • At least 3 to 5 years Supply Chain experience in a Food or Drinks manufacturing environment. • Demonstrated Purchasing, Inventory Management, Materials Planning, Stock Replenishment or Outbound Logistics management experience in a FMCG environment. • Effective people management and leadership skills. • ERP systems experience (SAP will be advantageous) Salary will be circa £40K to £46K + Benefits. The role will be based onsite in the Coventry area. 25 leave days + 8 bank holidays
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