Head of Supply Chain Operations (FMCG)

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1348854035-2
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Cast UK Limited
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Transport & Logistics, Commercial & QS, Procurement & Supply Chain, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Head of Supply Chain Operations
West Yorkshire
65,000 - 75,000 plus benefits / hybrid working

Are you a proven Supply Chain Leader with a background in FMCG?


Cast UK is hiring a Head of Operations to oversee end to end supply chain activities for our West Yorkshire based FMCG client.


If you are looking for a fantastic opportunity to join the senior leadership team of a thriving FMCG business, then read on!

What does the role involve?

  • Managing end to end supply chain operations for the business, overseeing teams across Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Customer Service and Logistics
  • Assuming ownership for the S&OP process and risk mitigation across the Supply Chain
  • Working with Sales and Commercial teams to develop an accurate demand forecast
  • Overseeing order management and inventory levels to ensure customer orders are delivered on time and in full
  • Controlling all inbound/outbound freight to/from Europe and the Far East
  • Playing a key role on the senior leadership team including developing future business strategy

Why should I apply?

  • Chance to join a successful FMCG company enjoying YOY growth
  • Great career opportunity to join the senior leadership team and make a real impact to the business
  • Enjoy highly flexible, hybrid working arrangements to achieve a good work/life balance

Ideal Skills and Experience

  • Proven track record in an end to end supply chain leadership role
  • Expertise in demand planning, inventory management and international freight / logistics
  • Previous experience in an FMCG environment supplying into Retail
  • Significant experience of Far East supply chains / outsourced manufacturing
  • Strong commercial acumen and confident negotiation skills
  • Honed stakeholder engagement skills, with the ability to work collaboratively

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Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK or to discuss how we can find talent for your business then please visit (url removed)