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Head of Supply Chain

Salary: Negotiable Location: Ref: NI/01180
Description: We have just been briefed on a fantastic senior position within one of Australia's premier fresh food manufacturing businesses

The role of Head of Supply Chain will sit across multiple sites specifically overseeing planning, logistics and customer service on a national basis. The company has been undergoing changes focusing on a more corporate perspective. The purpose of this role will be to build and implement a model across planning and logistics that will standardise their business approach and minimise any gaps and inconsistencies and push the efficiencies and customer service levels up through management and team engagement. The successful applicant, therefore, will need to have a corporate understanding with a private company approach.

Other responsibilities will include:

Maintaining the accuracy of the Raw Material and Packaging re-order models – minimising redundant stock and material waste below costed targets
Responsible for welfare of people including training and building capability within the team to sustain retention of skill
Coordination of the commercial business requirements in line with procurement team to ensure suitable material availability
Maintaining required customer service levels internally and externally
Communicating effectively with all key stakeholders
Ensuring that production schedules match the availability of raw materials and packaging.
Minimising waste of raw materials
Minimising redundant packaging stock
Promoting a culture of continuous improvement
Maximising and development of ERP system
Communicate effectively with all stakeholders
Delivery of process change and implementation projects
This role holds a key position within the senior management team and is crucial to the development and growth of the business and their ambitions.

The right candidates must have a track record of success working as a Senior Supply Chain Manager / Head of Supply Chain

A formal, related qualification would be highly regarded

Experience of working with major retailers is essential as is experience of working with fast moving, short shelf life food products.

If you feel that you match up to this role and have enough experience to set yourself apart from the pack then please apply now by forwarding your Current CV to

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