Head of / Supply Chain

Recruiter
B C T Resourcing
Location
South West London
Salary
£65,000 - £70,000 per annum
Posted
04 Feb 2017
Closes
04 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Supply Chain
London
c70k + Benefits

An exciting FMCG brand is looking for a driven, dynamic and personable Head of Supply Chain for their growing business based in London. This is an all-encompassing role managing the end to end supply chain including purchasing, supply chain, demand planning, S&OP, shipping and 3PL management. The successful individual will manage 5 direct reports to ensure OTIF delivery to the internal warehouse and customers warehouses using SAP. You will also be responsible for the continuing operations and growth from the London HQ.

Key Responsibilities:

* Managing the end-to-end supply chain from planning and purchasing through to OTIF delivery and in the UK
* Leading and managing the supply chain team
* Responsibility for office management and operations
* Demand planning and forecasting using SAP
* Increase OTIF levels and optimise inventory across the network
* Lead the S&OP strategy
* Collaboration with suppliers - developing and maintaining excellent supplier relationships.
* Interface with NPD and Sales
* Helping to set strategic direction for distribution across the UK, and delivering business plan.
* Interfacing with the manufacturing, 3PL and Warehouses
* Setting the best practice in supply chain in the region
* Continuous improvement regarding systems and potential systems implementation
* Delivering financial P&L and inventory results in line with company objectives, including freight cost savings, delivery and installation savings
* Liaise with factories in the Far East, Europe, and UK

Key Skills:

* Degree Educated or equivalent
* A strong understanding of Beauty/Fashion supply chains with at least 5 years+ experience
* Line management experience of direct teams and distributors
* SAP experience is desirable
* Highly computer literate - advanced excel
* Customer focused - experience of working collaboratively with key retail customers
* Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally
* Able to prioritise and allocate time effectively
* Strong team player
* Highly organised and motivated

Salary & Benefits:
c70k+ Benefits

Client

Our client is an exciting FMCG brand based in London.