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Supply Chain and Operations Manager

Location: STEVENAGE, HERTFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 40,000-50,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 23
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-361290

We are recruiting for someone to Head up the supply and operations function on a 12 month contract.

You will be responsible for supporting the Director with commercial decisions and leading strategy. The role will suit someone who enjoys taking a ‘hands-on‘ approach to their work and is happy to actively be involved with day-to-day supply chain activities.

Duties to include:

  • Drive the supply chain strategy for the global business
  • Purchasing goods and negotiate pricing
  • Verifying import and export Duty rates and accurate VAT
  • Supporting the sales teams with tenders, pitches & pricing
  • Researching product pricing across global markets
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities across global markets and operations
  • Build relationships with manufacturers in China
  • Produce quotes in Sterling or Dollars
  • Offer guidance to team members to ensure the smooth running of day-to-day operations
  • Analyse and forecast the company’s supply and demand position monthly to ensure customer SLA’s are met
  • Producing reports for the Directors, suppliers and customers

The successful person will need:

  • Previous experience of managing relationships with global based factories and warehouses
  • Previous experience of supplying to many different markets
  • Knowledge of import and export duty rates
  • Experience within FMCG or retail
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