Supply Chain Manager - Fragrances of Ireland

Recruitment Revolution
Ireland (IE)
€45K-€50K + bonus
Closing date
17 Sep 2020

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Contract Type
Supply Chain & Logistics
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Excellent career-development opportunity for an ambitious Supply Chain professional keen to make their mark in an exciting fast-growing SME with 4,000 retail customers across USA and Europe. You may have started your journey in a larger corporate / multinational and now looking to utilise your skills in a more agile environment where you can make an instant difference, daily. You’ll also bring to the table a good understanding and/or experience of Quality management.

Role Info:

Supply Chain Manager | Fragrances of Ireland
Kilmacanogue, Co. Wicklow / Part Remote | €45K-€50K + bonus depending on experience, qualifications and performance
Management Style / Culture: Relaxed / Informal / Hard Working / Flexible

Who we are:

Fragrances of Ireland, the makers of Inis and other perfume and cosmetic brands, are looking for a Supply Chain Manager to join their management team. This will be a first for us in sourcing someone who is looking to take on this key responsibility so as to make a real difference to the performance of our company. We are based in Kilmacanogue, Co. Wicklow and have 30 employees.

Where you'll come in:

We are a family-run Irish SME which is highly creative and with 85% of our products being exported to over 4,000 retail customers across the USA and Europe. We have a challenging but dynamic, fast-growing and interesting business. While working with our Purchasing, Sales, IT and NPD departments, our new Supply Chain Manager will be closely and frequently working with manufacturers, suppliers and warehouses worldwide to ensure that our customers get the best possible service from our supply chain.

Your responsibilities will include the management of day-to-day operations and strategy for:

+ Global warehousing, including inventory, storage, receipt, order packing and dispatch
+ Freight and logistics from manufacturers and suppliers to warehouses, and from warehouses to end customers
+ Quality and regulatory compliance, audit and control at manufacturers, suppliers and warehouses to support our NPD and Purchasing Managers
+ Supporting our Sales, Purchasing and IT departments to forecast and purchase products
+ Being a key player at senior level in reviewing Key Performance Indicators and deploying Continuous Improvements
+ Based on all the above, providing the best support for our Customer Service team

About You:

+ Ideally you will be degree qualified with a qualification in Supply Chain and Operations Management from a recognised institute
+ You will be expected to have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a relevant Supply Chain role where you were responsible for the required functions as outlined above
+ You will also be expected to have a good understanding and some experience of quality management, quality control and regulatory compliance
+ Strong strategic and planning skills
+ A logical and systematic approach to work
+ Good time management, with the ability to work under pressure, maintain accuracy and keep to deadlines
+ The ability to solve problems and make decisions
+ Excellent relationship management skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external teams and customers
+ Good negotiation and influencing skills
+ Good business management and analytical skills
+ Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
+ The ability to lead and motivate a team
+ IT literacy, skills in the Microsoft suite of business toolkits and the ability to handle electronic data
+ Good understanding of risk management in the context of the supply chain

You will normally be based in our office in Kilmacanogue, Co. Wicklow (Covid rules permitting) but we are happy to consider partial remote working. You will need to visit warehouses, suppliers and customers in Ireland, Europe and North America which will involve overnight stays.
Salary: €45K-€50K + bonus depending on experience, qualifications and performance

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