Head of Supply Chain

Wolverhampton Permanent £50,000 - £60,000
  • Join a well-established FMCG client, based in the Midlands
  • Leadership role with international exposure

About Our Client

My client is a well-established FMCG business who have a broad portfolio of products globally. The have a people-centric approach and a set of values which encourage growth and collaboration.

Job Description

  • Manage supply chain/warehousing/import and export across 3 locations (Far East, UK and Germany)
  • Manage Stock flow between Far East to UK and European DC's and to customers in each region driving end to end supply chain improvements
  • Work with the merchandising team to ensure forecasting, inventory planning and capacity management are aligned with the growth targets of the business
  • Drive the implementation and integration of the tech systems required to meet the needs of the future
  • Manage and build relationships with carriers/forwarders and DC's ensuring rate negotiation and service offerings deliver efficiencies to the business
  • Manage and lead a small growing team
  • Work closely with the Commercial Director to integrate supply chain costings into pricing models
  • Manage stock budgets across the business

The Successful Applicant

The Head of Supply Chain must have:

  • Experience within a senior role heading up Supply Chain and Logistics
  • A background from any of the industry or sector, such as; eCommerce, Retail, Publishing, FMCG, Tech, Startups, Travel, Media, etc.
  • Experience with Supply Chain technology
  • Experience of Domestic and FOB supply chains
  • Strong Excel & analytical skills are essential
  • The desire to thrive in a fast-paced and scaling environment, and are able to work in a collaborative team
  • A commercially driven mindset with customer needs always at the core of your work
  • Experience building and leading a team

What's on Offer

The successful candidate for this role will be offered c. £50,000 - £60,000 and a competitive package.

Liam Kavanagh
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+44 121 6346923

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