We appreciate that a detailed understanding of supply chain roles and the various structures they fall within are essential to be able to support our clients with recruitment in this sector. We work with our candidates to provide challenging opportunities that support their careers across the entire Supply Chain.
The types of roles we recruit for include:
£42000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
City and District of St. Albans
Demand Planner A fantastic opportunity for a Demand Planner to join a well-known FMCG organisation - who are more than just a food company. This permanent position is based in St Albans, on a hybrid basis, with 3 days a week working in the office, and 2 days working from home! The successful candidate will experience in working within the FMCG or food industry and has experience in creating short terms and long terms plans and forecasts. Role responsibilities of the Demand Planner: Own the demand planning process for all customers - working with sales to ensure an accurate 12 month rolling forecasts for all SKUs and markets. Play a key role in the budgeting process alongside the sales team. Lead monthly forecasting meetings with account managers. Generate long term forecast (2 years) to guide future Supply Chain strategy. Develop collaborative forecasting processes with key customers to improve FA/BIAS targets. Work with the sales and supply chain teams to develop improved forecasting systems and processes. Actively identify continuous improvement projects across the entire supply chain to support team objectives, including service and cost. Person specification of the Demand Planner: Degree educated in any subject area. Advanced Excel skills. Experience with SAP/IBP preferred, but not essential. Excellent communication and presentation skills to stakeholders of all levels. Confident in analysing data. The reward: A competitive salary of up to £46,000 depending on experience. Bonus scheme Hybrid working This role will be well suited to you if you have previously had a role within supply chain as a demand planner, supply planner, supply chain planner or S&OP planner.
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
A well-established FMCG organisation are looking for a Logistics Manager to join their team on a permanent basis offering a salary of £50,000. This role is based in Rochester and offers no hybrid working. Candidates will have previous experience within FMCG environments. Role responsibilities of the Logistics Manager include: Effective relationship management of Retailers Supply Chain Team Ensure stock allocation is actioned in a timely manner and any issues are escalated accordingly Manage customer services team and supervise the function proactively with the capability to respond at an appropriate pace Guide the Transport Controller to schedule transport to organise deliveries Be responsible on OTIF performance Participate in cost productivity programmes or quality enhancement projects Person Specification of the Logistics Manager: Proven experience in a similar role within an FMCG environment Experience of working with retailer supply chains and developing and implementing strategy Highly analytical to develop and interpret data Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Previous experience managing a team Salary Up to £50k This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within logistics and operations as a logistics coordinator, logistics manager, logistics planner, logistics controller, material controller, material planner, operations controller, operations manager
Supply Chain Manager
£38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Butler Ross are looking for a Supply Chain Manager to join a leading manufacturing company based in Wolverhampton, this role is a brand new position within the company due to increased growth. This role will be responsible for identifying and leading improvements with the supply chain, setting up policies and procedures to aid the growth and development of the company over the coming years. This is a vital role within the company, and they would like this person to be based in office and help drive change from the inside out. This is a really interesting position that will allow the candidate to make a real mark on the supply chain function and then also has the potential to group into a larger group function in the next year years. Duties of the Supply Chain Manager Development of existing supplier base, identifying supplier issues and sourcing potential new supplier who may offer a better or improved service. Ensuring synergies across the company and the larger group of companies, driving improvements, and enabling change. Plan, develop and implement a new and improved supply chain strategy. Ensuring supply chain processes meet internal standards and legal requirements. Leading stock control and valuation processes. Establish and robust procurement and supply chain function to enable growth and setting up best practice policies and procedures. Previous Experience for the Supply Chain Manager At least 5 years Supply Chain and Procurement experience in a manufacturing company. Ideally this person would have played a leading role in improve and building a robust supply chain. Experience working in a SME environment and understand how this impacts the supply chain. Being a pragmatic leader with a natural ability to drive change. Strong commercial acumen with great attention to detail. Excellent supplier management and stakeholder management skills. Salary: £38,000 - £42,000 Location: Wolverhampton based 100% in office with an early finish on a Friday. This role would be well suited to a Supply Chain Lead, Supply Chain Manager, Procurement Manager, Purchasing Manager, Operations Manager, Procurement Lead, Purchasing Lead, Materials Lead or Materials Manager.
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
A rapidly growing online retailer are looking for a Buyer to join their team on a permanent basis based in Kentish Town, London offering up to £35,000. They are looking for a passionate member to take products from concept to commercialised reality. The buyer will sit in the purchasing department, with excellent progression opportunities into a Senior Buyer position over the next few years. Candidates will have previous experience within purchasing or procurement at buyer, or junior buyer level and be keen to progress in their career. Role responsibilities of the Buyer include: Managing multiple product development projects and ensure deadlines are met Conduct in-depth analysis to understand the competitions and identify product positioning Help to source both suppliers and products from across the world Scrutinise new and existing product specifications and product costings Develop a commercial range for target markets Minimise areas of risk by regularly reviewing category performance and trends Person Specification of the Buyer: Previous experience in product procurement, supply and buying consumer goods Fluent in English and Mandarin or Cantonese Experience identifying commercially viable products Numerically minded and able to analyse data Strong organisational skills and attention to detail Capable of managing several projects simultaneously Salary Up to £35k Up to x2 days working from home per week This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a buyer, junior buyer, category manager, sourcing specialist, commodity buyer, lead buyer, commodity manager, category specialist, strategic buyer or procurement officer