Supply Chain Manager

Job description

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for the Demand planning, Supply, Warehousing, Transport & Customer Service departments in a busy food manufacturing facility.

The duties of the job: 

  • Responsible for the flow of goods from suppliers, through demand planning & order placement, goods inwards, storage, order capture, pick, dispatch & delivery to customer.
  • Lead, manage and motive teams across various departments.
  • Deliver overhead budgets on target for all functions.
  • Work closely with facilities team to manage & reduce costs of maintaining company assets.
  • Liaise with 3rd party transport/customers to reduce outstanding balance.
  • Work closely with stock control to reduce stock loss & implement new returns/stock management processes with external suppliers.
  • Full implementation of routing tool to identify routing synergies/savings.
  • Identify areas for change or improvement to support the potential of maximizing sales growth and customer service levels while reducing cost base.
  • Lead & participate in cross functional projects throughout the business.
  • Maintain standards of health and safety, Quality, site accreditations, hygiene and security.
  • Manage relationships, communication, service and contracts with customers, suppliers and transport companies.
  • Provide accurate forecasting plans to manufacturing sites to ensure supply meets customer demand.

The requirements of the job:

  • Third level qualification in Supply Chain management or similar field.
  • Previous experience of managing the end to end functions within Supply Chain.
  • Customer focused with previous experience of delivering best in class customer service levels.
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to lead and motivate a team to achieve results.
  • The ability to drive change through continuous improvement projects.


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