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Job Title

Supply Chain Manager

EmployerHolland & Barrett
Industry SectorOther, Retail
LocationsWest Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted28 March 2018

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The purpose of this role is to manage our end to end supply chain of circa 8,000 products to achieve the agreed business goals and KPIs for service levels, store and online order fulfilment, working capital and product life cycle targets.

The Role

  • Manage and give clear direction to your team to achieve the departments KPIs and expected business results
  • Engage with internal stakeholders (Commercial, Merchandising, Distribution Centres) and Suppliers to manage and challenge expectations to support collaboration and functional compliance for a seamless supply chain
  • Drive and deliver measurable improvement to service levels and working capital targets across the estate of 800 stores, 2 distribution centres and an Own Label packing factory
  • Attend and contribute to regular cross-functional service and planning meetings to ensure the supply chain is correctly represented
  • Identify opportunities of process, technology and behavioural development to promote investment and continuous improvement
  • Confidently demonstrate a high level of knowledge in your role

The Person

  • A proven experienced leader of a similar sized team and product range port-folio, ideally from a Retail background
  • This is a senior management role managing 2 tiers of line management
  • You will be expected to lead, challenge and influence contributing stakeholders to the success of your teams KPIs
  • Experience and ability to devise, propose and deliver strategies to improve performance and results
  • Build relationships with external organisations e.g. suppliers and 3rd party vendors
  • Work under pressure, to set deadlines and be results driven
  • A full understanding of complex supply chains including sourcing from global and local suppliers, production planning and packing scheduling
  • Skills and knowledge to manage and maintain ordering systems (policies and parameters) of stock replenishment product flows from suppliers to our distribution centres and distribution centres to our stores
  • A full understanding of a business that engages with high levels of promotions and seasonality of product supply and ranging
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience and a high level of competence in forecasting and demand planning processes
  • Must be an Advanced user in MS office and essentially in Excel
  • Have a financial understanding of the impact of the supply chain on the businesses profit and loss accounts
  • Review and identify policies and processes supported with documented standard operating procedures
  • Training and certification in supply chain best practices would be an advantage e.g. CIPS

The Company

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation’s most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go…

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