Supply Chain Assistant

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London | Ref: BBBH20487

£27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

Supply Chain Assistant
Central London
£27,000 - £30,000

Role Profile
Our client, a growing FMCG business based within Central London, are currently looking to expand their Supply Chain team with the addition of a Supply Chain Assistant. Working within a fully end to end supply chain, the successful candidate will be responsible for and gain experience within Inbound Logistics, Distribution, Freight forwarding, Supplier relations, Forecasting and Purchasing to name but a few.
Key responsibilities

  • Assisting supply chain manager with end to end supply chain process
  • Scheduling orders
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Managing lead times
  • Freight forwarding
  • Ensuing sufficient stock levels
  • Monitor and plan demand
  • Study buying patterns
  • Managing business risks, both commercial and financial
  • Ensure all data is recorded and tracked upon systems
  • Support development of forecasting processes
  • Relationship building with sales function

Skills and Experience

  • Ideally coming from a FMCG background
  • Previous Supply Chain Experience
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Knowledge of UK and EU Legislation and Regulation
  • Understanding of customs and import compliance
  • Passionate about quality of work
  • Accountability and Ownership
  • Highly Proactive
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Time management
  • Self-sufficient
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strategic background
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong MS office skills
  • Strong presentation and analytical skills
  • Proactive, 'can do' attitude

Client information
Our client is a FMCG Business.

£27,000 - £30,000

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