1 month ago

Ref: BBBH35663

Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager (FMCG)

Lancashire, Blackpool

Excellent Benefits, Hybrid Working

Permanent

Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager - FMCG
Blackpool, with hybrid working
£ Competitive salary Excellent Benefits

 

Are you a Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager with experience managing Far East supply chains in an FMCG environment?


We are recruiting an exciting Purchasing and Supply Chain role for a thriving FMCG business in the Blackpool area.


If you are looking for a great, long-term career move, then read on!

 

Why should I apply?

  • Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to join an established family-run business in an exciting period of change and sustained growth
  • Enjoy autonomy and responsibility in a role where you will make a real impact to the business
  • Work as part of a close knit team with a great, family-orientated culture
  • In addition to a competitive salary, enjoy excellent benefits, hybrid working and long-term career prospects

 

What does the role involve?

Lead purchasing and supply chain activity for the business including:

  • Developing effective purchasing and supply chain strategy
  • Converting sales forecasts into accurate purchase schedules
  • Purchasing stock from the Far East and overseeing shipments
  • Managing 3rd party warehouse contracts in US and Europe
  • Developing and improving purchasing systems
  • Leading a team of 8 direct reports in the UK

 

Ideal Skills and Experience

  • First-hand knowledge of Far East Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Proven track record working in high volume, FMCG industries
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical ability, including Intermediate/Advanced Excel
  • Process and systems improvement experience
  • Previous experience line managing others

 

 

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Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, 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 or to discuss how we can find talent for your business then please visit www.castuk.com

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