Supply Chain Manager - Gifting

Location
England,West Midlands
Salary
£55000 per annum + Cr Allowance + Bonus
Posted
17 July 2017
Closes
14 August 2017
Ref
V7939
Contact
Vertex Resourcing Ltd
Job Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This business is a well known, historical international FMCG business with household name brands.

Currently growing, we are seeking a supply chain professional to work on site at their production facility, with a focus on their gifting production, predominately re-pack and co-pack. The role will have an internal facing focus, working cross functionally with marketing, central supply chain and sales, as well as some external facing requirements, e.g. with external suppliers, co-packing partners, and so on.

We are looking for someone that has a good understanding of the technical side of production & supply chain, a strong working knowledge of the systems etc., but also be comfortable with relationship management, influencing and strategic thinking.

This is a broad role and as such responsibilities will vary from day to day, but typical examples are:
*Supply planning
*Supplier procurement
*Dotted line management of re-pack teams
*Looking at and developing overall gifting strategy
*Liaising with central supply chain in Europe
*Project management
*Implementing gifting strategy
*Monitoring KPIs and implementing fixes if not met
*Auditing 3rd party suppliers alongside QC

The ideal candidate will:
*Be degree educated
*Hold excellent communication and influencing skills
*Have project management experience
*Have a strong customer focus
*Be able to work in a dynamic, high pressure team environment
*Ideally have gifting experience, although this isn't essential


Vertex Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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