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Head of Supply Planning

  • £75,000 - £85,000 + car allowance, bonus and benefits
  • Permanent
  • Hertfordshire
  • Ref: BH-8325

Vertical Advantage is thrilled to be partnering with a reputable FMCG business based in Hertfordshire. As the Head of Supply Chain you’ll have full responsibility for the supply planning function across 6 sites nationwide.

The Head of Supply Chain has a sizable team reporting into them and will be responsible for presenting back to the senior leadership team as well as coming up with improvement initiatives.

The responsibility includes;

  • Management of all monthly production planning cycles as well as developing the planning system
  • Working cross functionally with the demand planning function to highlight any issues before the arise
  • Lead site planning reviews to asses service, cost and inventory levels then report back
  • Develop and deliver best practice across production planning and material call offs
  • Set the strategic direction for the supply planning function and develop the analytics capabilities

The ideal candidate will have the following;

  • Strong educational background or equivalent working experience
  • Proven ability to lead and manage a sizable team with a commercial focus
  • Strong communicator with the experience of presenting to senior stakeholders
  • Previous experience working in a FMCG or retail manufacturing environment
  • Experience in process improvement and delivering projects on time, in budget

This is a hybrid role where you will be in the head office or site 2 days a week and work from home 2 days a week.

You’ll be joining a fast paced business where you will have the autonomy to make changes and collaborate with great colleagues!

The salary on offer is £75,000 – £85,000 + car allowance, bonus and benefits.

Unfortunately no sponsorship is available for this role.

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