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Supply Chain Manager - French Speaking

Reference3332205_300673
EmployerHays
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Non-Grocery, Retail, Road & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Town/CityCity of London
LocationsGreater London, London, South East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesInventory Management, Operations, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted06 June 2018

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A great opportunity for a Supply Planner/Coordinator looking for that step up in their career!

Your new company
You will join a leading distributor of luxury men’s and women’s perfumes in the UK. With a turnover of around £45million last year they have certainly seen a spike in growth over the last few years. They deal with 9 suppliers (mainly from France) and have a customer base of some of the most well-known high street retailers! They pride themselves on offering high quality products along with high quality service.

Their head office in West London consists of about 35 people, who are made up of various teams including, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Logistics, Supply Chain and the Chief Executives.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone at the Supply Planner/Coordinator level looking for a step up in their career to gain exposure and experience looking after the full end-to-end supply chain and managing a small team.

Your new role
The purpose of your role is to look after the end-to-end supply chain to ensure it is operating in the most efficient way. This is a brand new role within the company so it is a great opportunity to learn as well as having influence over the role. The role reports into the Head of Logistics and you will have one direct report (Supply Chain Assistant), who will help you with administrative tasks.

You will manage supplier relationships closely and ensure they are keeping to their service level agreements. You will need to work closely with the Sales Team to monitor and forecast demand to then ensure that suppliers have the capacity to meet demand.

They have a warehouse based in West London where you may be required visit at times to ensure they are complaint, looking at inventory levels as well as meeting company standards and SOPs.

What you'll need to succeed
As most of their suppliers are based in France, you will need to be fluent in French.

You will need to be a strong communicator as you will be working with various internal and external stakeholders. Negotiation skills are important as you will manage the supply chain cost management process at every stage. Experience with managing people is not absolutely essential, but would be desirable. You will need to have a strong supply chain background and experience within the retail sector would certainly help. Strong IT skills is essential to enable to you effectively build and manipulate reports.

Later this year they will be implementing a WMS, so although not essential, if you have experience with this sort of implementation during your existing or previous company, this would be desirable.

What you'll get in return
As well as a competitive salary, you will also receive an attractive benefit package. More importantly you will get the opportunity to have influence of processes and procedures to enhance company performance. You will gain wider company exposure as well as experience leading a small team with the scope to grow into a larger team in the future.

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