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Supply Chain Manager - 12 Month Contract

Our client is a leading FMCG organisation based in Worcestershire


  • Prepare sales and inventory data analysis by month

  • Compare and analyse previous months sales to forecast and present sales trends at forecasting meeting

  • For key customers, look at monthly trends by item, quantity and value

  • Obtain input to forward forecasts from sales, web and marketing team during forecasting meetings

  • Interpret sales trend analysis and changes to demand

  • Place cross trade orders with suppliers, and manage lead-times and customer specific product requirements

  • Work closely with external suppliers and internal customer service team on the individual documentation requirements for all cross-trade orders

  • Manage customer's packaging stock at supplier location based on rolling monthly sales and alert packaging stock replenishment to customer service team

  • Monitor stock levels of perishable products to agreed targets from non-EU supplier locations

  • Using stock reports and rolling forecast, confirm replenishment orders to worldwide stock locations ensuring adequate stock cover

  • Prepare advance order schedules for complimentary suppliers based outside EU to enable them to plan their forward activities

  • Work closely with complete food suppliers in preparing and instructing manufacturing requirements, and work with them on regularity and lead-times

  • Actively contribute to supplier meetings in the planning area

  • Report vendor non-conformances to suppliers, accurately recording in the ERP system and follow through to root cause and corrective action

  • Manage process for implementing new products and ranges with suppliers

  • Prepare monthly vendor non-conformance analysis for regular internal review meetings

  • Prepare, update and circulate meeting minutes as required

  • Support the department with projects and reports as required

  • Create and maintain documented supply chain processes

  • Manage migration plan to re-designed packaging across multiple product ranges

  • Manage and support planning department in transition to new ERP system

  • Using sales trend analysis, prepare accurate monthly sales forecasts for all perishable items across all channels and markets

  • Using sales trend analysis and consumption, produce monthly packaging and merchandise forecasts for all non-perishable items


  • Degree level

  • Previous use of integrated ERP system

  • Minimum intermediate Excel skills are essential

  • Minimum of 5 year of relevant experience of planning and stock management in a similar industry and environment

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