Supply Chain Development Manager

Recruiter
Kingfisher
Location
Paddington
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

At Kingfisher, we’re revolutionising the way our renowned brands - B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot andKoçtas - operate. Offer and Sourcing, Supply & Logistics is working globally across all our brands so that our 6 million customers recognise the same unified product ranges at the same prices, wherever they are in the world. Here, collaborating with colleagues is essential - whether you’re creating and deciding what we’ll sell globally or delivering new and exciting products to our customers, you’ll push boundaries and make your mark. There’s no doubt that this new way of working is challenging, but it’s also very rewarding - and with that comes opportunity. Opportunity that’s yours for the taking.

This role will support the strategic development of the Supply & Logistics function across the Kingfisher Group. This includes identifying, planning and delivering the implementation of business model changes across the Kingfisher supply function.

The Supply Chain Development Manager will understand both external and internal supply chain trends in order to identify innovations that can deliver a step change in supply capability or efficiency. They will also be able to represent supply effectively with other business functions to ensure that the impact of wider business change on logistics is understood, planned for and delivered.

The Supply Chain Development Manager will work alongside other members of the Supply Chain Development team in addition to stakeholders from across the OpCos and S&L to successfully deliver improvement initiatives and high value strategic and operational projects.

The successful candidate will have experience of running transformation projects from a supplier planning, sourcing and potentially buying perspective. As the subject matter expert, you will drive efficiency and identify opportunities for ongoing improvements.

You will have a manufacturing distribution background, an understanding of supplier planning and S&OP (Sales and operations planning).

This is an exciting opportunity to join our global business. In return, we provide an inspirational working environment, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to stretch and grow your career. Interested? Great, we can’t wait to hear from you.

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