Supply Chain Manager

Mindfield Resources

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Our client is a renowned name in the FMCG industry who offers a rewarding career is looking to hire a qualified candidate to fill this role 



To lead S&OP and inventory management strategies. 




  • Applicants need supply chain planning expertise within FMCG environment, and be capable of developing teams / staff.
  • The Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for ensuring customer long / short term requirements are met through efficient Supply Chain Planning and Management. An end-to-end supply chain role, the Supply Chain Manager will take responsibility of the processes from; customer order, forecasting and delivery management. The Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for inventory management, and improving the S&OP process. There will also be staff management responsibilities:
  • Manage inventory levels in a cost effective manner, while still meeting customer requirements
  • Development of S&OP process
  • Analysis of customer requirements to identify demand variances.
  • Management of supply risks - shortages and exceptions
  • Customer and Supplier liaison
  • Drive improved performance across; delivery, complaints, OTIF, invoicing etc.
  • Minimize obsolesce
  • Minimize freight exceptions
  • Planning purchase orders for factories to maintain inventory levels
  • Management of Import processes
  • Vendor management to achieve OTIF delivery to customers
  • Management of supply chain staff




  • Supply Chain Planning, and S&OP experience of 10+ years
  • Ability to engage effectively with; customers, suppliers and stakeholders
  • Experience of / ability managing staff
  • Supplier negotiation in terms of delivery
  • An appreciation of LEAN methodologies

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Mindfield Resources

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Supply Chain / Procurement

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years