Supply Chain Manager

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AMICUS RECRUITMENT has one of the best opportunities for a Customer focused professional  in the FMCG sector – Why? It is the company! as simple as that really! It is their brands; their success within the market – quite simply; it is unrivalled and due to a change and movement within the Business, they are looking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager to work as part of a successful team.

What is required and why this opportunity

A must have  requirement for this role is a minimum of 5 plus years’ experience in a supply chain management position and it would be highly advantageous if you have experience of working within the FMCG sector.

As mentioned, my client has some high-profile brands and in this role; you must have a positive outlook; strong analytical skills and enjoy problem solving. Another aspect is to be capable of handling and interpreting large amounts of complex data and to calmly take pressure in you stride as you will work in in a busy environment and you must have the ability to manage and motivate your team. So  will it be a challenge ! Yes, but a great one !

Why this opportunity- it is the Hiring Manager ( a fair and supportive Boss who will give you the freedom to succeed and expect you to put your own stamp on the role) their brands- which are considered premium within their  respective category and the wider Business ( I have been fortunate to place a couple of people within the Business- they work at a fast pace; but there is no red tape and they encourage both an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach and continuously promote people within the Business.)

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity to lead the Supply Chain team and be at the heart of one of Ireland’s most exciting FMCG businesses.  As Head of Supply Chain, you will oversee the key functions of Demand Planning, Supply Planning and Customer Collaboration.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and develop the Supply Chain strategy
  • Responsible for the overall optimisation of the Supply Chain
  • Responsible for managing our Supply Chain team and its development
  • Responsible for strategic systems and IT related projects related to supply chain
  • Liaising with Logistics to improve and optimise distribution
  • Develop functionally to achieve positive supply chain outcomes
  • Manage the supply chain relationships with Key Customers
  • Manage the relationship with external storage and distribution partners
  • Manage 2 Direct Reports with 5 indirect reports.

 

  Key Requirements

  • 5+ Years’ experience in Supply Chain Management or related senior supply chain role
  • Experience working with ERP systems (Navision/SAP/Oracle etc) would be advantageous.
  • Ability to manage and influence stakeholders at all levels of an organisation
  • Analytical thinker, enjoys problem solving; Flourishes in a busy environment and handles pressure calmly
  • Energetic & enthusiastic approach to tasks especially when team needs support- ability to lead by example is essential.
  • 3rd Level qualification in Supply Chain, Business, or a related field
  • Experience in an FMCG environment is an advantage

 

For more information please contact Denis Mac Sweeney on 087 977 2742 or email Denis at denis@amicus.ie  . All applications will be treated confidentially.

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