Shenwick Recruitment Limited specialises in recruitment solutions across the sectors of Demand Planning and Supply Chain

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Shenwick Recruitment Limited specialises in recruitment solutions across the sectors of Demand Planning and Supply Chain

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Supply Manager

Reference: VAC-77
Sector(s): Demand Planning, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Planning
Salary: £ 45,000 Per Annum
Town/City: Worcester
Contract Type: Permanent

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Supply Manager, with particular focus on managing overseas supply 

Our client is a rapidly growing online retail business, and requires the Supply Manager to manage all inbound supply, from product master data through to the confirmed customer orders. This role will involve a great deal of supplier engagement and supplier performance analysis/reporting

Role Profile

  • Management of all suppliers, both overseas and domestic and overall responsibility for the entire vendor to stocking location process
  • Contract negotiations with key suppliers and freight forwarders
  • Overall management of the whole overseas supplier process and coordination of all sea freight supply
  • Ensuring that all master data requirements are adhered to by all suppliers
  • Ongoing analysis and sign off of Supply Planning volumes, in conjunction with enhancing the company Demand Planning function 
  • Managing domestic suppliers and ensuring all fulfilment targets are met
  • Identifying system enhancements that can drive continuous improvement in all Supply Chain processes
  • Producing key supply reports to the board, covering supplier performance, service levels, forecasting accuracy and commercial updates
  • Developing the supply team through regular appraisals and effective performance development plans

Candidate Requirements

  • At least 3 years experience in a senior Supply Chain Management role
  • Experience of supplier negotation and freight forwarder negotiation essential for this position
  • Good influencing skills and comfortable in dealing with directors/senior managers
  • Experience of managing a supply team, with good organisational skills and decisiveness
  • Demonstrable experience of supplier performance management success
  • Good knowledge of forecasting and planning systems
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to present findings to senior management in a clear and concise manner
  • Mid to advanced level in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Powerpoint 

A number of company benefits are available with this role, namely company pension scheme, car scheme, cycle to work scheme and retail discounts.

The role will require certain days of the week at the company head office, although some remote working will be possible