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Supply Chain Team Lead - FMCG

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    Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

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    Supply Chain Management

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    £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + other perks

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    Daniel Diggle

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    5 months ago

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    Daniel Diggle

Plant Supply Chain Manager/Team lead

This is an opportunity to take a leading role in the Supply Chain function for the EMEA HQ of a global food ingredients manufacturer. These companies' products can be found in every major retailer along with several well known food service businesses and branded products. This is a complex position which will work closely with the Global SC team along with managing a direct team of 5.

The Role

  • Provide leadership and oversight to all facets of the plant scheduling & logistics team, including materials planning, production scheduling, inventory management, product life cycle change management, disposals, risk and SLOB management and master data governance.
  • Take the five-week plans from the plant planner and translate them into an efficient time-phased factory schedule.
  • Identify and implement improvements to working practices to improve efficiency, performance and reliability in the supply chain, including: vendor management, seasonality and promotions planning and supplier inventory planning.
  • Carry out quarterly review of run-rates with operations management and plant financial controller, keeping the SAP system data current.
  • Manage the TECO and cycle count programmes to maintain process order and inventory accuracy in line with SOX controls.
  • Responsible for all systems monitoring and enhancements (SAP & legacy tools) and system training of core power users.
  • Build bench-strength in materials management, scheduling, SAP and APO.

Ideal Candidate

  • Degree qualified, or equivalent. A relevant post graduate qualification in Supply Chain is desirable, but not essential.
  • Solid Operations, Supply Chain background with proven track record of target focused delivery in fast-paced Operational environment
  • Experience in fast-paced FMCG work environment
  • SAP& APO working experience
  • Experience of production and materials planning and management.

For more info get in touch with Dan Diggle at Core Talent.