Head of Supply Chain

GBP75000 - GBP80000 per annum + car, bonus, health, pension
01 Feb 2013
08 Feb 2013
Peter Hobson
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Supply Chain
South East
£75,000 - £80,000 + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Role Profile
Cast UK are currently recruiting for a Head of Supply Chain for a leading FMCG supplier. Key responsibilities will include:
Leading the fresh supply team to deliver high availability with low waste
Engaging with suppliers to improve supplier service through improved lead times, order frequency etc
Managing waste reduction in product supply and across the business
Developing ways to improve the demand forecast and working with BPR team to introduce S&OP within the business
Managing the data and reporting teams
Managing the sku rationalisation programme

Skills and Experiences
10 years Minimum Supply Chain experience at Senior Management level within a blue chip FMCG environment.
Proven track record in driving availability, waste and inventory improvements
Proven track record in delivering demand planning improvements with experience of implementing S&OP desirable
Excellent people management & development skills
Commercially astute
Logical but creative thinker
Strong communication/Influencing and negotiation skills
Working knowledge/understanding of SAP

Our Client
Our client is a market leading FMCG business.

£75,000 - £80,000 + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com