Head of Supply Chain and Planning – London
£60-75k + equity and 20% bonus

*FMCG/F&B experience required*

We're working with an established challenger snack brand that's made some amazing progress over the last few years. They're always innovating and creating beautifully branded and top quality products!

They're now looking for a Head of Supply Chain and Planning to manage and develop the supply chain function and team, drive continuous improvements and build a supply chain strategy. FMCG/food supply chain experience is a must!

The role:

  • Lead and oversee the end-to-end end supply chain at this growing challenger brand
  • Continuous improvement and optimisation across the supply chain – covering quality, efficiency and environmental impact
  • Sales and operational planning (S&OP)
  • Management and development of a small but growing team
  • Create a long-term supply chain strategy that can sustain the businesses ambitious growth plans
  • Joint business planning with key suppliers and customers
  • Implement best practice forecasting
  • Work cross-functionally with the wider team to drive business decisions
  • Provide supply chain analysis to support key stakeholders with supplier negotiations
  • Supply chain KPI reporting and reporting to the Board
  • Work with customers to optimise stock levels etc
  • Reporting to the CFO

The person:

  • 6 years+ experience in supply chain and planning – MUST be within consumer goods, ideally food
  • Degree qualified
  • Team management experience – circa 3 years+
  • Proven ability to deliver long term supply chain improvements and develop S&OP processes
  • Experience of building relationships with 3PLs and logistics partners
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and a fantastic attention to detail

*Please note that while we will try to respond to all applications, sometimes the sheer volume of responses means we can only focus on successful applicants. You should hear from us within 2-5 days if you have been successful. 

Job details

  • Function
    Operations & Supply Chain
  • Location
  • Talent Manager

    Kate Davies

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