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Supply Chain Manager

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS+BENEFITS
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q101913
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: apply@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: January 03, 2017 08:37

Job Description

My client, a leading homewares and multi-product retailer, is looking to hire a Supply Chain Manager

You will be tasked with driving performance in each of the key results areas - financial, service, people and operations.

You will need to demonstrate key leadership characteristics and champion the company values with the objective of delivering a fully-integrated order management process, including inbound logistics planning, the ordering and delivery of stock, through to sales in store.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and controlling variable costs, for example inbound logistics and port costs
  • Ensuring the supply chain is efficient and cost effective and delivers the best possible service to your customers, RDC's, and stores.
  • Continued improvement of UK distribution operations in conjunction with Distribution Operations and Group Supply Chain and Merchandising Controller
  • Developing and maintaining a high performing team.
  • Maintaining an effective and practical relationship with Merchandising, Buying, Store Operations, and Distribution Operations to ensure the key objectives of Supply Chain are aligned with those of the business at all times.
  • Managing any 3rd party shipping, DHD etc.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Results driven and expect the highest level of performance from yourself and your team
  • A strong decision maker
  • A clear thinker
  • Someone who naturally inspires and leads
  • Commercially astute
  • Someone who has a positive approach to change and strives for improvements

Previous experience in retail supply chain is necessary and homewares/furniture experience is advantageous

If you feel you fill the criteria and are up for the challenge then apply with an up to date CV

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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