Supply Chain Manager / Logistics Manager

Supply Chain Manager / Logistics Manager

  • Location

    North West England

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £48,000 - £58,000, Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tony Williams

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8954

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Supply Chain Manager / Logistics Manager
£48,000 - £58,000, Benefits
Chester, Ellesmere Port,, Wrexham, Flint, Deeside, North Wales, Cheshire, Wirral, North West.

A leading SME Food Manufacturer is seeking to appoint a Supply Chain manager / Logistics Manager on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Managing Director and part of the site Senior Management team, the successful Supply Chain Manger / Logistics Manager will be responsible for the end to end function, encompassing delivery of raw materials; planning of production, materials and transport throughout UK and Internationally; controlling and storing of material inventory and dispatch of customer orders.

The successful Supply Chain Manager / Logistics Manager will have previous experience of Supply Chain and Logistics Management within a senior capacity at an SME FMCG Manufacturing environment (food manufacturing desirably) and have experience of working within a hands on, end to end role, whilst being able to remain very close to operations and the detail.

Supply Chain Manager / Logistics Manager responsibilities:

• Promote customer and supplier relationships targeted at improving lead-time, quality and delivery performance as well as reducing cost
• Develop business systems to meet and exceed critical paths
• Prepare, review and issue the monthly supply chain reporting suite
• Ensure supply is maintained in line with the business and customer requirements
•Logistics management across all shipping methods (Chilled Road, Deep Sea, Air & Courier for direct B2C business), including performance management, selection, and understanding capacity constraints as the business grows.
• Manage the ERP system to create valid MPS & MRP information systems
• Support functional goals and initiatives, through KPI performance measures
• Identify forecast demands and trends to facilitate accurate and timely manufacturing plans/ procurement needs
• Manage and control inventory levels of both finished goods and raw materials to be within agreed parameters and maintain accurate stock levels
• Ensure warehouses are operated under best practice principles, including employee safety and GMP
• Integrate R&D opportunities and NPD launches into the supply chain
• Evaluate the resources, training and development of the supply chain team
• Identify, support and contribute to the site profit improvement programme
• Participate within and provide support to the broader operational team
• Management of the supply chain cost centre budget process

Application via CV submission only.

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