Supply Chain Manager – Ebbw Vale

Ebbw Vale
£65,000 - £69,000

Supply Chain Manager – NEW OPPORTUNITY

The Compleat Food Group

Location: Ebbw Vale, South Wales

Are you ready to make a significant impact in one of the UK's leading chilled food manufacturing companies? Do you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment where your strategic thinking and leadership can shine? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

The Compleat Food Group are one of the UK's leading chilled food manufacturing company based in Ebbw Vale, South Wales, renowned for our commitment to quality and innovation. Our fantastic people and culture sets us apart, fostering a supportive and collaborative work environment where every team member feels valued.

As our Supply Chain Manager, you will play a critical role in ensuring the efficient and effective flow of goods and materials throughout our South Wales operations. You’ll be responsible for managing the logistics and planning functions, from sourcing raw materials to delivering finished products to our valued customers. Your strategic thinking, leadership, and problem-solving skills will further drive our supply chain excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

Supply Chain Strategy:

  • Develop and implement supply chain strategies aligned with our business goals.
  • Optimise inventory levels, lead times, and transportation costs.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction

Demand Planning:

  • Collaborate with sales and production teams to forecast demand accurately.
  • Ensure timely availability of raw materials and packaging components.
  • Balance inventory levels to meet customer demand without excess stock.
  • Manage labour plans to reflect customer demand accurately.
  • Control and improve material variances within the department.

Logistics and Distribution:

  • Coordinate transportation, warehousing, and distribution activities.
  • Optimize delivery routes and minimize transportation costs.
  • Monitor on-time delivery performance and address any delays

Quality Assurance:

  • Work closely with quality control teams to maintain product quality standards.
  • Ensure compliance with food safety regulations and certifications.
  • Uphold GMP and hygiene standards.
  • Drive safety performance and behaviours throughout the team.

Risk Management:

  • Identify supply chain risks (e.g., disruptions, shortages, supplier issues, ethical supply) and develop mitigation plans.

Team Leadership:

  • Liaise cross-functionally to support customer service decisions.
  • Lead and mentor a team of supply chain professionals.
  • Foster a collaborative and results-driven work environment.
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience (7+ years) in supply chain management within the food industry.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in supply chain software.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Knowledge of UK food regulations and industry best practices.
  • Strong knowledge of chilled food distribution requirements and regulations
  • Experienced, well liked, successful manager – capable of leading a team, setting objectives and managing successful performance.

Why Join Us?

  • Be part of one of the UK's leading chilled food companies
  • Work in a supportive environment with a fantastic people culture.
  • Opportunity to make the role your own and develop the department further
  • Career progression, growth and professional development.
  • Make a tangible impact on our wider supply chain operations and overall business success.

Benefits to Include:

  • 33 Days annual leave
  • 2 Employee Volunteering Days per year
  • Online and High-street retailer discount scheme 
  • Employee well-being and community support groups
  • Informal and Formal training opportunities with personalised online LMS platform
  • Charity Initiatives and Team events
  • 24/7 Access to Grocery Aid (Free Financial, Emotional and Practical Support)
  • Physical Wellbeing Benefits – Free on demand exercise hub and various gym discounts.
  • Online Wellbeing benefits
  • Free Financial wellbeing – mortgage calculators, budget tools, financial aid tools
  • Holiday Discounts via Online Retail Discount

If you are passionate about supply chain management and ready to take on a new challenge, we would love to hear from you. Join us and be a key player in our journey to excellence!

Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the perfect fit for this role. We look forward to welcoming a new member to our fantastic Ebbw Vale site!

The Compleat Food Group are proud to have built an inclusive and respectful culture where our colleagues feel safe, supported and valued. A place where they can bring their whole selves to work to achieve exceptional results and thrive.

We continue to attract diverse talent into our teams, because we know greater diversity leads to exceptional results and provides a better working life. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Equity, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do.
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