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  • Location:

    South London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gabi Rackauskaite

  • Contact email:

    gabi@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    13855/002_1601386185

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-20

We are excited to be working with an award-winning, SME food business on an exciting opportunity to join their operations and supply chain team. I am looking for an experienced supply chain professional who is looking for the next step in their career. You will be joining the team as a Supply Chain Manager and focus on leading forecasting process, implementing weekly production plans and work closely with suppliers to build long lasting relationships.

About the role

  • Guide and mentor 3 planners

  • Create and maintain demand forecasts

  • Create and implement weekly production plans

  • Proactively manage suppliers to ensure availability to satisfy customer demand

  • Effectively managing stock and inventory

  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to create seasonal and promotional forecasts.

  • Own the end to end purchasing process of raw materials

About you

  • 3+ years of experience in supply chain planning within the food manufacturing industry

  • A start-up / SME mind-set - able to react and adapt to environments with a high degree of change and pace

  • Strong communication skills

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

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.