Supply Manager

South East
£negotiable + car allowance
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

This is an amazing opportunity to join a leading manufacturer in the fast moving food to go sector, working in partnership with a diverse customer base to provide consumers with exciting and innovative food products. They are now seeking a proactive Supply Management professional who can support and strengthen their team.

The Role

In this key role you’ll manage the dynamic Supply team responsible for the ordering and delivery of all raw materials across the business.

Your key accountabilities will include:

  • Overseeing all incoming raw materials from the across the supply base, ensuring production demands and budgetary requirements are met across various manufacturing sites.
  • Working closely with Planning teams to review short term forecasts and formulate production plans, guaranteeing availability for all required ingredients in line with customer and consumer expectations.
  • Managing the Supply team to make sure the day to day running of production, operations and stock control departments is smooth and efficient.
  • Acting as the main contact for site queries regarding raw material supply, providing excellent levels of service through building and developing strong working relationships with internal teams.

The Person

We are looking for a self-assured Supply / Planning professional with relevant qualifications coupled with experience in production forecasting and stock control in an FMCG food manufacturing environment. A good level of IT literacy is essential, particularly with Excel, along with a strong working knowledge of ERP systems. You’ll have a keen eye for detail coupled with an analytical and organised approach as well as a good understanding of planning and procurement procedures. First class communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential as you’ll be in regular correspondence with internal colleagues and supply contacts at all business levels. You’ll also need great project management and numeracy skills in order to achieve success in this diverse role.

If you have a passion for food and the drive to attain the best results in a fast paced environment then apply now or call 0845 2600 737 for more information.


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.