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Supply Chain Manager – Global Leader

Recruitment Revolution
£35,000 - £40,000 Plus Excellent Company Benefits
Closing date
6 Aug 2021

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Supply Chain & Logistics
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Ready to advance your career with an industry leader? We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Supply Chain Manager to join the UK & Ireland Supply Chain team and ensure every part of our supply chain works effectively. As a $9 billion leader in the chemicals industry we can provide stability and exciting challenges whilst supporting your growth and career ambitions.

Role Info:

Supply Chain Manager – Travel required around the UK and Ireland
Widnes, UK
£35,000 – £40,000
Plus Excellent Company Benefits

The Supply Chain Manager Opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Supply Chain Manager to join the UK & Ireland Supply Chain team and ensure every part of our supply chain works effectively; the role will oversee a global external supply network and ensure our products reach our customers all over the UK and Ireland.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

+ Lead, manage, develop and train Supply Chain Planners.
+ Achieve & maintain supply chain KPIs, including customer OTIF, DSI, Stock Availability, Supplier OTIF & inventory health.
+ Utilise inventory management techniques to optimise inventory across the UK & Ireland network.
+ Develop and maintain strong cross functional relationships within the business
+ Identify cost saving opportunities across the supply chain.
+ Oversee demand and supply planning.
+ Leads or supports supply chain projects.

What we are looking for:

+ You’ll have experience within supply chain management and will bring extensive knowledge of Inventory Management, MRP, S&OP along with dealing with multiple stock locations around the UK and Ireland, and interacting with senior management to achieve inventory targets as well as service level targets.
+ Working cross functionally effectively within the business is essential and using your strong communication skills, you will be able to liaise with colleagues at all levels and with third parties, providing a high-quality service.
+ Experience of SAP and Distribution would be preferred but not necessary.
+ Experience of managing people is essential.
+ The ideal candidate will have the ability to show initiative, and display enthusiasm and determination, as well as high levels of resilience.
+ Strong Excel and analytical skills are also essential.

With a sound knowledge of Health and Safety regulations, you will ensure that all company policies and procedures are followed at all times.

Travel around the UK and Ireland is required in the role.

What We Offer in Return:

+ 33 days holiday
+ Holiday buy and sell scheme
+ Discretionary bonus scheme
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Death in service benefits
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
+ Employee assistance programme
+ Employee share plan options
+ Cycle to work scheme
+ Learning & development programmes
+ Career progression opportunities
+ Free onsite parking

About us:

With over 115,000 customers across 100 countries, we are a leading $9 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the automotive, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.

It's an exciting time to join the team. We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world leader at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Application notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.


We’re Talent Acquisition Specialists that founded change in 2005. Since then we’ve helped over 2500 clients grow, prosper and lead.

# Our Story

Frustrated by poor experiences with traditional agencies, our founders (just two regular candidates), decided that the outdated industry needed modernising and a new balance of power. In 2005, a new kind of agency model was born, putting the client and candidate at the heart of the experience whilst removing the pushy sales, schmooze and high fees.

# What makes us different?

Aside from a sensible fee model, custom technology and a direct unhindered path to candidates we…

…don’t sell candidates and we don’t sell jobs: we facilitate relationships and champion the process of ‘organic hiring’ to help create stronger and longer-lasting engagements.

# Who we work with

With an industry reputation for delivering results we are the go-to talent finders for over 2500 clients. We work with everyone from tech start-ups to global brands who all demand the best service and talent.

From business owners hiring 2 people a year to Internal Recruiting teams hiring 200+ people a year, RR sources talent across all sectors and levels.

# Reputation

Our expertise have also been called upon by some of the leading job boards including the UK’s No1.

Recruitment Revolution is a member of the REC with a 100% compliance pass rate and holds a Feefo 5* Gold Award for Service.

For more information please contact Team RR on 0800 294 3113 or visit

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Castle Hill House
12 Castle Hill
United Kingdom
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