Supply Chain Manager

Location UK / Downpatrick Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £50000 - 60000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1360986

 Job Description

Manpower is recruiting for a Supply Chain Manager on behalf of a successful food manufacturer in Co Down.

This role will sit on the senior management team and be responsible for leading the supply chain function, managing incoming and outgoing logistics, storage, staff management and financial budgets.

Our client are an award winning quality food producer with a host of reputable customers and contracts, continually diversifying their product range.

We are looking for an experienced professional within Supply Chain/Logistics, preferably experienced with end to end supply chain functions and management experience.

A highly competitive salary package in the £55 – 60k with benefits

The Role:

You will report to the Operations Director and lead all logistic operations covering warehouse, planning, you will also work with the purchasing team and manage suppliers effectively to maintain correct stock levels.

Carry out planning for seasonal business periods, managing storage and distribution efficiently to deliver a highly effective logistics operation.

Implement department metrics and reporting lines, manage staff and performance through the management team

Ensure safe working practices are applied throughout relevant departments

Lead supply chain projects to drive forward business efficiencies at optimal cost

What we are looking for:

Minimum of 3 years experience within supply chain management role logistics management

Educated to third level and qualification in Logistics or Supply Chain management

A strong communicator with people management experience

Excellent project and programme management skills in Supply Chain

An excellent understanding and appreciation of an ‘end to end’ supply chain

A ‘Safety First’ approach

Previous experience within food manufacturing or a CIPS qualification would be beneficial