Senior Supply Chain Manager - Somerset

Somerset, Somerset
£60,000 - £65,000 per annum
11 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Senior Supply Chain Manager
Location: Somerset
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 + excellent benefits
Job type: Full time

Our client is a market leading retail organisation who are actively seeking to appoint an ambitious and commercially astute Senior Supply Chain Manager for their fast growing team based in Somerset. The successful applicant will be responsible and accountable for a team of Supply Managers and Planners to ensure 100% OTIF into the DCs and Stores. This is an outstanding opportunity to achieve a highly lucrative and rewarding career.

Main duties for this position will include:

* Managing the inbound scheduling of products into the DCs, ensuring that the right stock is in the right place at the right time, proactively highlighting and resolving areas of concern
* Proposing and implementing corrective actions to improve stock availability, turn and supply chain efficiencies
* Forecasting the stock requirements, using historical sales data and other business intelligence
* Managing key supplier relationships - influencing and collaborating with the external suppliers to ensure they deliver against KPI
* Managing key internal relationships with buying, marketing, and operations to ensure overall commercial objectives are met
* Ability to communicate and influence with all levels in the business
* Leading a team of supply chain managers and planners, providing clear objectives and management of performance
* Developing your team members to fulfil their individual capability and potential and to support their individual personal and career development

Essential knowledge and background required:

* Degree educated
* 5+ years experience within Retail Supply Chain management
* Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), and an ability to communicate well at all levels and a high level of influencing skills
* Highly numerate and with strong IT skills, particularly Excel
* Proven experience and successful track record in preventive and corrective problem solving of supply chain issues is essential, with proven decision making experience
* Prior experience in managing a team - including setting clear expectations, monitoring and reviewing progress and supporting performance, is required
* Proven track record in developing team capability to meet commercial and individual needs is essential.

Keywords: Supply Chain Manager, Retail, FMCG, 3PL, OTIF

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to send your CV and APPLY NOW.