Supply Chain Manager - South East

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: South East
  • Job Type: Supply Chain/Logistics/Inventory
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£42-45k + excellent bens
  • Date Posted: 05/01/2022
  • Expiry Date: 28/02/2022

Supply Chain Manager

Due to a company restructure my client is looking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager to be based at their food facility in the South East.  The business is growing from strength to strength so this role will play a hugely important part of the plans for the coming years!

Job Title:           Supply Chain Manager
Location:          South East
Salary:              c£42-45k + excellent bens


  • To facilitate the coordination of the day to day running of the Supply Chain processes.
  • Ensuring compliance and system optimisation in conjunction with despatch, receiving sites & logistic stakeholders acting as the link between all functions.
  • Manage and maintain existing and new relationships with Suppliers and Freight teams, implementing metrics and measurements to monitor performance.
  • Drive efficiency and productivity improvements, reducing cost and maximising quality & availability to the customer
  • Encourage proactive supplier/procurement relationships and ways of working using business vendor performance database to drive down customer related quality and service issues.
  • Ensures and demonstrate full traceability of raw materials and packaging from goods in to final wrapped product



  • Experience in food and drink Supply Chain is essential.
  • Dealing with Import / Export, Brexit and Customs Clearance plays a huge part in this role so relevant experience is required.
  • Team management experience essential – you will be heading up a team of four.
  • Strong experience in working with Excel, SAP, System 21 and MRP systems
  • Ability to demonstrate numerical and analytical competencies
  • Can you clearly demonstrate your organisational, planning, communication and influencing skills?

This is a brand new role, created due to company growth so this is an opportunity to put your own stamp on it and really make a difference!

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref KG/10292 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463 or mobile 07399 935 170.