Head of Supply Chain jobs in South West

​We are delighted to be working with a fast-paced, global food business, in their search for a head of supply chain.

The role will manage the end to end supply chain including S&OP, demand planning, supply planning, production, logistics and customer services, managing a team. We're looking for an ambitious, driven and technical supply chain leader who loves to solve problems and make supply chains improvements, whilst engaging and developing their team.

The role will involve:

  • Ownership of the S&OP process - with responsibility for driving a programme of enhancements

  • Managing an upcoming ERP upgrade and leadership of the digital agenda for supply chain - investing in new processes and tools to deliver better results

  • Management of the supply, demand and logistics teams

  • Working with the commercial team and executive team on planning European growth and supply chain roadmaps

  • Driving service, cost and inventory KPIs

  • The role will sit on the Supply Chain & Operations leadership team in Europe

We are looking for:

  • An ambitious and improvement driven supply chain leader with experience in the food or FMCG industry

  • You'll have strong S&OP/demand planning experience as well as experience in a manufacturing focused business, with experience working with and managing relationships with factories either internally or externally

  • Broad end to end supply chain experience including demand, supply and logistics. You'll be customer centric and enjoy engaging with customers.

  • Someone who builds great relationships internally, has strong influencing skills and can work with key stakeholders both internally and externally.

  • You'll be a strong manager but you won't just manage - you'll engage in achieving through people, developing your team, and supporting them in progressing