Supply Chain Optimisation Manager

Job Title: Supply Chain Optimisation Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary: Negotiable
REF: SR1904SCOM_1524156709
Contact Name: Sam Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Supply Chain Optimisation Manager


Liverpool or Lincoln


A well-known FMCG company is looking for a driven, dynamic and fast paced Supply Chain Optimisation Manager for their UK office, either based in Liverpool or Lincoln. This role is due to the need to implement an S&OP process, to ensure Supply Chain processes maximise efficiency. We are looking for an experienced Supply Chain Optimisation Manager / S&OP Planner / S&OP Manager who has the ability to work alongside like-minded individuals and a high performing team.


  • Create and implement an S&OP process to align the business vision to the supply chain strategy
  • Provide a comprehensive overview of the business in order to continuously match high-level strategy with day-to-day operational tactics in all departments (Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing, etc)
  • Balance supply & demand from the improvement of the new S&OP process
  • Manage the end-to-end supply chain to provide excellent customer service, whilst optimising resources, reducing shrinkage and waste
  • Achieve high stock fill rates / low stock-out rates
  • Ensure a timely execution of inventory flows from the factory to distribution


  • Graduate calibre
  • Strong understanding of FMCG supply chain, with at least 5+ years experience within a Supply Chain Optimisation Manager/ S&OP Planner / S&OP Manager role
  • Confident across Demand / Inventory planning
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the S&OP process; outputs and benefits
  • Experience of establishing S&OP processes
  • Confident working with advanced supply chain concepts and their financial impact (inventory turns, cash flow, and working capital)
  • Expertise in Excel, Access & PowerPoint

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