Supply Chain Manager

Pod Talent Ltd
London, UK
20 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I have been engaged by an innovative retail food leader to support in the recruitment of their next superstar Supply Chain Manager based in central London.

To be in charge of purchasing items for the company, coordinating orders and shipments so that items are neither overstocked nor out of stock, and negotiating with distributors to acquire the best price for store products. To assist logistics process for the development of new products, inventory maintenance, manufacturing, shipment and delivery, and returns on products.

Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers.
Regular review of the purchasing needs of the business identifying areas of risk and opportunity.
Undertake value for money reviews of existing contracts and agreements.
Routine supplier reviews, evaluating performance and compliance in accordance with new or changing environmental policies, standards, regulations, or laws.
Consulting with company management to determine supply budget.
Ensuring that all expenditures fall within designated budget.
Run and evaluate bids in tender process and make recommendations based on commercial and technical factors.
Assisting in determining standards for quality control.
Ensuring that all products shipped to stores are up to quality standards.
Negotiating with distributors for bulk prices.
Aiding and managing stock with suppliers / forecast volumes based on seasonal product changes, new product launches, marketing campaigns & slow movers.
Consulting with store managers to create lists of new items to stock.
Ad hoc placing orders for supplies.
Addressing and resolving shipment delays or problems.
Meeting and negotiating terms of contract with suppliers.
Rebate management

Personal Attributes

food retail industry prefered

Able to operate in a fast changing and challenging environment

Customer focused with a 'can do' approach

Good attention to detail and accurate in work

Please get in touch today!

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

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