EMEA Materials Supply Leader

Basic Overview
Salary: £45000 – £55000/annum
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 45000.00
Maximum Salary: 55000.00
Job Location: Hounslow
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EMEA Materials Supply Leader
Highly Competitive + 25% Bonus, Healthcare, Pension and Holiday
Hounslow – Hybrid Working – 2 days Office based and 3 days from home

The organisation
This multi-national FMCG powerhouse with an award-winning portfolio of globally renowned brands are looking to bring onboard a strategically minded EMEA Materials Supply Leader into their first-class supply planning function.

The Role

Lead the long-term Packaging and Raw material/ingredients supply planning process
Ensure the supply of Packaging and Raw material/ingredients items for our clients EMEA manufacturing network, in line with production schedule, forecast/demand, optimum stock level targets and physical network constraints.
Ensure the inclusion of projects impacting material requirements
Manage the requirements reasonability and scenario evaluation process
Collaborate with the procurement function on plans for key strategic suppliers or capacity constrained suppliers
Partner with Commercial, Innovation, Supply Chain, and suppliers on improvement projects (supplier performance management, service, cost, inventory) including leading and implementing proposals
Own and develop improvement & vendor managed inventory programs with supplier base.  Lead procurement and planning via SAP based material requirement planning, inbound flow and other digital procurement and planning tools

The Candidate

Degree (or equivalent) in Supply Chain or a related business field
In-depth functional knowledge in raw, ingredients & packaging material planning, supplier collaboration and supply planning gained within a FMCG environment.
Experience supporting a EMEA, Global or multi-site network would be preferred
Knowledge and experience with SAP, Excel, Advanced Planning Systems and Supplier Collaboration tools
Strong analytical skills, drive for continuous improvement and cost savings
Ability to present complex analysis in understandable forms to business stakeholders
Attention to detail and a passion for data accuracy and conflict resolution
Strong communication skills with fluent English (spoken and written)