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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £110000 per annum + bonus

  • Contact:

    Sasha Porter

  • Contact email:

    sasha@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14328/002_1629816536

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Perm

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-23

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I'm delighted to work again with this fast-growing e-commerce food SME that provides healthy, innovative & delicious dinners to UK nation straight to their door. The company is absolutely thriving & they're looking to have four sites by the end of this year & grow even further by end of 2022.

I'm looking for a Head of Supply Chain with a strong experience in building & improving S&OP, as well excellent forecasting management skills to understand & manipulate company's supply chain performance to deliver better results & help them continuously grow. You will come from a fast-paced e-commerce background with shelf-life experience with outstanding stakeholder & people management skills & will have a very analytical mindset.

Day to day bits:

  • Responsible for review of current & short-term supply chain performance, as well as reviewing long-term forecasting & taking appropriate actions to manage the risks or under performance

  • Maximising availability & minimising waste by working closely with their supply base, procurement, warehouses, production & logistics teams to balance stock correctly across their multi site network

  • Ensuring that the correctly & timely stock managment

  • Understanding latest supply chain capabilities & identifying how can they improve planning processes

  • Managing Supply Chain system to get the best out of it for S&OP improvement

  • Managing, coaching & growing the team to achieve the best results in supply chain

  • Leading a multi-site e-commerce Supply Chain Operations at a fast-paced rate

You MUST have:

  • 7 + years' experience as a Senior Manager/Head of S&OP/Planning professional

  • E-commerce multi-site operations experience in start-up/SME

  • Shelf-life, batch control or seasonal ranges experience (e.g. Food, Pharma, Fast-fashion/Retail)

  • Strong MRP/ERP/WMS experience

  • Bachelor's Degree as a minimum qualification

  • Confidence, hands-on problem-solving & results-driven attitude

  • Forecasting/demand planning tools experience

If this sounds like you, please apply as soon as possible with an updated CV on sasha@pod-talent.com!

Please note you need to have full right to work in the UK to apply for this role. We aim to reply to everyone who gets in touch, but volumes are high so if you do not hear from us within a week, your application has probably been unsuccessful.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.