Supply Chain Manager - Gifting

Location
England,West Midlands
Salary
£55000 per annum + Cr Allowance + Bonus
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Ref
V7939
Contact
Vertex Resourcing Ltd
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This business is a well known, historical international FMCG business with household name brands.

Currently growing, we are seeking a supply chain professional to work on site at their production facility, with a focus on their gifting production, predominately re-pack and co-pack. The role will have an internal facing focus, working cross functionally with marketing, central supply chain and sales, as well as some external facing requirements, e.g. with external suppliers, co-packing partners, and so on.

We are looking for someone that has a good understanding of the technical side of production & supply chain, a strong working knowledge of the systems etc., but also be comfortable with relationship management, influencing and strategic thinking.

This is a broad role and as such responsibilities will vary from day to day, but typical examples are:
*Supply planning
*Supplier procurement
*Dotted line management of re-pack teams
*Looking at and developing overall gifting strategy
*Liaising with central supply chain in Europe
*Project management
*Implementing gifting strategy
*Monitoring KPIs and implementing fixes if not met
*Auditing 3rd party suppliers alongside QC

The ideal candidate will:
*Be degree educated
*Hold excellent communication and influencing skills
*Have project management experience
*Have a strong customer focus
*Be able to work in a dynamic, high pressure team environment
*Ideally have gifting experience, although this isn't essential


Vertex Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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