Supply Chain Manager ( 3mth Fixed term contract )

£40K to £55K

Supply Chain Manager required for a 3 month fixed term contract to join a FMCG company in NW London. Pro rata salary in the region of £40K  - £55K p/a.


My Client a FMCG manufacturer urgently need to hire a Supply Chain Manager on a 3 month basis to help manage their day to day operations. This role has arisen due to the current job holder being seconded to a project that will last at least 3 months

The successful applicant will be able to hit the ground running and ensure that the day to day Supply Chain, Logistics, Demand Planning and Production teams continue to operate with no loss of service

You’ll need to be comfortable rolling up your sleeves and getting stuck in by helping to cover staff shortages and offer support to the team at busy times. Equally you’ll be leading the strategic considerations and work with stakeholders at all levels to ensure that the supply chain continues to meet the needs of the wider business as it continues to grow


Key Responsibilities Include:

Daily management of the end to end supply chain including S&OP, demand planning, supply planning, production, logistics and customer services

Responsible for leading and managing a team of staff
Lead the Supply Chain agenda and S&OP within the business

Work with suppliers, communicating performance standards, set up contracts ensuring they maximise profitability for the business

Lead the negotiations around supply quality and service issues and provide feedback on quality and delivery performance to ensure continuous improvement in these areas

Manage stock and inventory which balance: cash-flow, product lead-times and turn rates

Work with the Operations to ensure the effective sourcing of materials

Lead the Supply Chain agenda within the business, setting clear goals and expectations

Develop and effectively managed supply and demand planning processes


Who we are looking for:

Suitable applicants will have strong end to end supply chain management awareness

Have excellent knowledge of Logistics, Demand Planning, Supply Planning, S&OP and Production

Have a demonstrable history of supply chain success gained within the FMCG sectors: Drinks, Food Cosmetics, Personal care or similar fast moving consumer goods categories

A proven track record of managing 3PL providers

Be able to start work immediately or at short notice

Be eligible to work and remain in the UK

Candidates who do not meet all of the above criteria will not be considered a suitable match


What’s on offer:

A pro rata salary in the region of £40,000 - £55,000

An initial 3 month fixed term contract

Potential to for the contract to extend / convert to a permanent role


Langley Search & Interim ( is a specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

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