Career Level Manager
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.
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.
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