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Supply Chain Director - FMCG

£Excellent + Car/Allowance, Bonus + Benefits

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Supply Chain Director - FMCG

"Take charge of a dynamic and growing operation for a world-leading brand".

£Excellent + Car/Allowance + Bonus + Blue Chip Benefits

Oxfordshire (Hybrid)

Are you an experienced Supply Chain leader looking for the next step in your career? Do you have a mindset for driving success, ensuring a seamless customer experience, and delivering excellence in logistics and operations? This is your chance to join our client's team as their Supply Chain Director and make a real impact.

About the Role:

In this pivotal role, you will provide strategic oversight and collaborate closely with Supply Chain/operations staff, internal staff, and outsourced warehouse/logistics partners. Your focus will be on achieving secure, safe stock management while ensuring the efficient and cost-effective fulfilment of sales orders.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Distribution & Warehousing Management: Ensure the smooth running of our client's distribution, warehousing, stock management, and reverse logistics operations.
  • Customer Experience Excellence: Own the customer journey from order to fulfilment and inquiry to resolution. Implement initiatives for continuous improvement, considering the increasing use of alternative channels for ordering and delivery.
  • Collaboration & Communication: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including sales, customer service, finance, and other stakeholders, to optimise the end-to-end supply chain processes.
  • Strategic Planning: Develop and execute strategies that minimise risks, control costs, and enhance operational efficiency at all levels of the supply chain.
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Establish strong partnerships with their outsourced warehouse/logistics providers, ensuring quality, reliability, and performance targets are met consistently.

About You:

Our client is looking for a candidate with:

* A bachelor's degree in supply chain management, Business Administration, or a related field.

* A thorough understanding of the supply chain implications for a heavily retail-based organisation.

* Significant experience at the top level of supply chain management, logistics, procurement, or related areas.

* Demonstrated ability to manage large-scale, complex operations of high-turnover organisations.

* Expertise in warehouse management systems, inventory control, logistics and reverse logistics.

* Excellent problem-solving, decision-making, and communication skills.

* A results-driven mindset with a focus on continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Why You'll Love Working with Our Client:

When you join their team, you'll discover a work environment full of opportunity and innovation. The competitive salary and benefits package is designed to give employees the best possible chance for success. Plus, you'll work with a highly motivated and dedicated group of people committed to driving excellence in a rapidly growing industry. The company embraces professional growth and development, providing ample chances to increase your knowledge base and hone your skills. You'll also directly influence how the organisation moves forward, allowing you to help shape its future direction.