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Supply Chain Category Manager

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Company: Bis Henderson
Contract: PERM
Location: North West, United Kingdom

Newly created position for an experienced and well rounded Supply Chain Manager to join this design led, PE backed business based near Burnley. The business is a leader in its field, widely regarded in the UK market place with its products featuring in leading UK retail brands and a growing ecommerce operation evolving.

Due to consistent growth and a recent significant change programme, the business has identified the need to recruit a Supply Chain Manager to support the Product Manager with the management of supply chain and procurement/sourcing.

You will build strong supplier relationships and ensure daily operational targets in relation to supplier performance are delivered whilst looking to reduce costs and complexity within the supply chain. Working with the innovation, design and commercial teams, you will ensure that new product is delivered on time and in line with market and client expectations, being a category expert in your product field.

Candidates should have a strong supply chain background, ideally CIPS qualified or with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a role that combines supply chain expertise with procurement and sourcing. IT literate, comfortable working with management information systems and strong knowledge of excel and the ability to manage data manually. Ideally experience working with EU and China based suppliers and the ability to fit well in a fast based, SME with FMCG or consumer products in your career history.

The role will involve some international travel to meet with your supplier base and cement strong relationships and understanding of working practices.

If you want to join this design led, creative and leading edge business and have a desire to move upwards in your career then please contact us to discuss the opportunity in confidence.






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