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Supply Chain Manager - Food Manufacturing

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    Food Production & FMCG

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  • Salary:

    €75000 - €85000 per annum

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    Next Generation

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager - Leading Food Manufacturer


Company Overview: Join one of Ireland's premier food manufacturers as they expand their operations to meet soaring global demand. This state-of-the-art manufacturing site presents a unique opportunity to drive efficiency and excellence in supply chain management.

Role Overview: As the Supply Chain Manager, you will spearhead end-to-end supply chain operations at our cutting-edge manufacturing facility. Your focus will be on enhancing efficiency while leading and empowering a cross-functional supply chain team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with demand planning and production to align with market requirements.
  • Oversee end-to-end supply planning, ensuring timely capacity delivery through effective production planning and scheduling.
  • Ensure accurate reporting of plant-wide supply data metrics from ERP/MES systems.
  • Manage raw material/packaging consumption and processing yield, optimizing material flows.
  • Develop warehouse strategies for optimal space utilization and material flow.
  • Lead business continuity planning for material supply and plant capacity.
  • Coach and develop the local supply chain team, fostering performance and cross-functional collaboration.
  • Focus on team development to establish robust succession plans for critical roles.
  • Drive team engagement and foster solid relationships with material suppliers.

Experience Required:

  • Degree qualified with 5-8 years of supply chain experience, preferably in food manufacturing.
  • Strong supply planning and materials management skills are essential.
  • Experience in lean manufacturing or operational excellence is highly advantageous.
  • Proven leadership in people management and warehouse operations.

The Next Step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Sarah Mac Mullan from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on 00 353 1662 9120

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