Supply Chain Manager - London

London, London
£50,000 - £65,000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Supply Chain Manager
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits

The company client is a leading beauty brand who are now seeking to recruit a driven, dynamic and personable Supply Chain Manager for their fast growing team based in London. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the end to end supply chain including purchasing, supply chain, demand planning, S&OP, shipping and 3PL management.

Main duties will cover the following:

* The successful individual will manage 5 direct reports to ensure OTIF delivery to the internal warehouse and customers warehouses using SAP.
* Managing the end-to-end supply chain from planning and purchasing through to OTIF delivery and in the UK
* Leading and managing the supply chain team
* Demand planning and forecasting using SAP
* Increase OTIF levels and optimise inventory across the network
* Lead the S&OP strategy
* Collaboration with suppliers - developing and maintaining excellent supplier relationships.
* Interface with NPD and Sales
* Helping to set strategic direction for distribution across the UK, and delivering business plan.
* Interfacing with the manufacturing, 3PL and Warehouses
* Setting the best practice in supply chain in the region
* Continuous improvement regarding systems and potential systems implementation
* Delivering financial P&L and inventory results in line with company objectives, including freight cost savings, delivery and installation savings
* Liaise with factories in the Far East, Europe, and UK

Qualifications and background required:

* Degree Educated or equivalent
* A strong understanding of Beauty/Fashion supply chains with at least 5 years+ experience
* Line management experience of direct teams and distributors
* SAP experience is desirable
* Highly computer literate - advanced excel
* Customer focused - experience of working collaboratively with key retail customers
* Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally
* Able to prioritise and allocate time effectively
* Strong team player
* Highly organised and motivated

Keywords: Supply Chain Manager, Beauty, Cosmetics, SAP

Please send an up-to-date copy of your CV to be considered for this position.