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Supply Chain Manager

Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
Location: Leicester
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 + benefits
Application date: 8th May 2023

An exciting, growing food supplements business in Leicester is seeking a Supply Chain Manager, on a full-time, permanent basis. You will lead the supply chain team from forecasting to production scheduling, as well as raw material availability. You will have prior supply chain experience in the FMCG industry.

The Role

Supply Chain Manager responsibilities:
Oversee every stage of the product process from raw material to finished product
• Provide recommendations based on lead times, safety stock and target days
• Ensure supply chain analyst is completing the company order sheet and performing statistical and trend analysis to identify correlations and patterns
• Ensure proactive approach to availability and corrective action
• Make sure team raises purchase orders to suppliers and liaise with key suppliers
• Ensure the business is complaint in document support for international shipping such as customs and freight compliance
• Make sure out of stocks are kept to a minimum and explaining to senior management
• Make sure the scheduler is working on schedule and to at least 4 week lead time
• Analyse supply chain data and solve any issues proactively

The Person

As the Supply Chain Manager:
• Lead the team and manage all employee relations
• You will have a relevant supply chain, logistics or business qualification
• 5 years experience within a supply chain FMCG environment ideally
• Commercial experience also
• Excellent working knowledge of stock database systems
• An analytical person who is a pro-active self-starter
• Advanced Excel skills with large data volumes
• Live commutable distance from Leicester
• Experience in an SME or start-up business environment would be beneficial

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