My client, a growing FMCG business based in Northampton that are experiencing a huge growth trajectory. They now need a HOSC to help shape the Supply Chain both operationally and strategically. I'm personally very excited to be representing this client as the continue to shape their brand and grown their UK Market.
In this new position as HOSP you will have responsibility or all planning activities, managing x3 direct reports you will be involved in the below day to day activities.
Contribute fully as a member of the company's Leadership group.
Promote and demonstrate company core values.
Ensure that purchasing, production planning and warehouse are managed appropriately to meet customer demand whilst ensuring stock levels and working capital are optimised.
Own and lead the S&OP process.
Link the business and commercial vision and demand to the physical supply chain
Champion the supply chain within the business
Develop cross functional working & relationships
Ensure utilisation across the supply chain of the MRP system with no single point of failure in spreadsheets or individuals
Manage costs across the supply chain to budget
Lead and performance manage the team members, ensuring that appraisals/performance reviews and relevant training/development activities are undertaken for both direct and indirect reports.
Undertake other duties and tasks that from time to time may be allocated to the jobholder that are appropriate to the grade of the job.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will be enthused by the chance to create something from scratch. you will need to develop mindset and have a change transformation background.
Full experience of working within a similar role within a food manufacturing environment
MRP systems experience
Able to demonstrate an understanding of key supply chain principles
People management experience
Demonstrable experience of developing supply chain systems and functions
A positive and personable individual who builds strong collaborative cross functional relationships and can provide examples of doing so