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Interim Supply Chain Manager – FTC 4 months

Urgent requirement for immediately available Supply Chain Manager for 4 month contract.
  • London
  • Contract, Full time
  • 45,000 - 50,000
  • Food & Drink, Supply Chain
  • 11/16173/7

Our Client:

Growing challenger brand is looking for a Supply Chain Manager, initially for 4-month contract but with potential to become perm.


The Supply Chain Manager Role:

  • Will support the wider Operations Team in the delivery of defined supply chain activities
  • Create, maintain and communicate actions resulting from daily operational activity including planning, production and fulfilment to markets
  • Undertake capacity and volume scenarios upon request due to market condition changes, supply constraints, etc
  • Provide statistical analysis of supply chain data including production, inventory and replenishment plans
  • Interface with Vendors including suppliers and co-manufacturers in order to gain alignment on key deliverables (e.g. production plan), and review and resolve any supply chain constraints
  • Evaluate supply risks (production capacities, network constraints, supply shortages, etc), model impacts to the business and develop actions plans working together with the various Operations functions to mitigate any supply risk
  • Ensure that inventory levels assigned within each part of the supply chain are appropriate and within targets (raw materials, WIP, finished goods etc)
  • Review Customer orders and determine actions to ensure on time deliveries
  • Support the Operations Team to define and deliver specific projects and continuous improvement initiatives, including network re-design, cost optimization or new product development
  • Interface with sales and marketing teams to support any requirements needed to deliver the business plan (i.e. customer information requests, inventory information, costings, promotions, samples, events)
  • Support information requests from other functions as required (finance, quality, technical etc)
  • Follow ‘good communications protocol’ to communicate and escalate any supply chain risks


Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Operations and Supply Chain experience in a FMCG company
  • Alcohol related industry experience is a plus
  • College/University degree required
  • Understanding of all aspects of the end-to-end Supply Chain, Forecasting, Sourcing and Manufacturing, Warehousing, Logistics/Distribution
  • Strong Leadership skills and able to work with cross functional teams
  • Can demonstrate critical thinking
  • Advanced analytical capability
  • Ability to explain complex process in understandable terms
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities at the same time
  • Team player a must! Competencies and Skills
  • Strong analytical skills and use of Excel and/other tools to manage data
  • Knowledge of Supply and Demand Planning principles


Benefits & details:

  • £45-50k or potentially day rate – Inside IR35

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 11/16173 Confidentiality assured.


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Carolyn Wood
Senior Consultant - Technical & NPD
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