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Senior S&OP Manager, £87k+ 20% bonus

Senior S&OP Manager, £87k+ 20% bonus

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £87000 per annum + + 20% bonus

  • Contact:

    Geoff Hunt

  • Contact email:

    geoff.hunt@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    87000

  • Salary low:

    70000

  • Job ref:

    J688843GH_1650358278

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Role: Senior S&OP Manager

Salary: Up to £80k + 7k car allowance + 20% bonus

Location: Fully remote working, with some travel across UK&I

Thoroughly exciting opportunity to join a leading global manufacturer as an experienced Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) professional to lead a division in the UK and Ireland at the Senior Manager level. As the Senior S&OP Manager, you will lead the S&OP process execution and develop its maturity in the UK, to achieve business realisation through aligned planning.

About role:

You will be responsible for supporting the development of the S&OP framework across various function, collaborating with the Supply Chain Managers at our manufacturing sites across the UK. This will also mean driving continuous improvement of the S&OP process, influencing member of the team, tasked with promoting cross-functional collaboration and resolution of escalations

This includes responsibility for overall adoption of S&OP, developing the skills and mindset in the UK, liaising with the division to address capability gaps, training, and development. You will assess S&OP scorecard performance and adoption, triggering interventions where required, ensuring that the business realises the benefits of a comprehensive S&OP process. You will support the integration of our Paper division's activities, in areas including Material Optimisation and Paper Supply.

To succeed in the role, you will need to have a continuous improvement mindset, hungry to affect change in S&OP process for a large, complex organisation.

About you:

  • Significant experience with S&OP within FMCG, manufacturing or similar industry
  • At least five years' experience within manufacturing operations and/or sales, for a multi-product line, heavily matrixed, manufacturing organisation.
  • Knowledge and experience using established supply chain improvement techniques, approaches, and innovations.
  • Excellent team management skills, with the maturity and ability to develop, change, and improve processes and responsibilities for a new function.
  • Highly commercial, financially savvy, influential, and mature, able to operate comfortably with senior stakeholders.