UK Supply Chain Manager in Frimley Green - Method

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Frimley Green, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
8 days ago

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Lifestyle Brands (the LSB) is a growing house of like-minded brands under the SC Johnson umbrella including Method, Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day, Babyganics and Ecover. Headquartered in San Francisco with additional operations in Chicago and throughout Europe, the LSB is home to 650 employees. Together we act as a force for bold, transformative growth with a focus on delivering positive impact for people and the planet. If you’re into pioneering the future and doing good while doing business, come join us.The LSB is part of SC Johnson, a family-owned company and leading manufacturer of household cleaning, home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care products, as well as professional products. Originally founded in 1886 and headquartered in Wisconsin, U.S.A., SC Johnson and the Lifestyle Brands division are at work for a better world.UK Supply Chain ManagerLocation: Frimley (UK) (Richmond -( move to Frimley from January 2023)Contract type : Permanent, Associate ManagerPeople Leader: European Planning ManagerFunction:  Supply ChainWhat’s in it for you?Competitive pay & benefitsFlexible working hours + Summer hours‘Build your own’ learning programmeFree breakfast & snacks25 days annual holidayPension, Life cover & Health InsuranceVolunteering daysSeason ticket loanWellness daysOverview:The UK is our largest market within Lifestyle Brands Europe, as such the leadership & delivery of world class supply chain results are key to our success and continued growth. The UK SCM is responsible for delivering world class; customer service levels, demand plans & customer supply chain relationships. This is a people leadership role and has three direct team members, all of which are UK based Customer Service Associates (CSAs). The CSAs look to the UK SCM as an inspiring people leader who can drive their development plans & provide support to deliver on our customer service goals across the UK mass market, wholesale & e-com channels. The UK SCM reports directly to the EU Planning Manager (also based in the UK) & sits on our UK leadership team for effective collaboration cross-functionally.Responsibilities: •          Customer fulfillment: Be the spark that starts the fire to deliver world class service levels to our UK customers by leading the UK CSA team and acting as the supply chain escalation point for major improvements & issue resolution (KPI target = (97.5% On Time In Full).•          Demand planning: Build business leading demand plans by owning the UK forecasting system, maintaining & developing as necessary, and challenging the commercial team on the accuracy of and assumptions within their demand plans (KPI target = FC accuracy (80% & FC bias +/- 2.5%).•          Customer supply chain: Progress to perfection with our customers by building strong relationships with management level contacts at our key customers. Lead on customer supply chain improvements including best route to market & cost to serve pillars to ensure LSB achieves preferred supplier status with our strategic customers.•          Dig in & get dirty to drive down our obsolete stock levels through monthly deep dives and planning ahead for new product launches & renovations (KPI target = stock at risk ( budget)•          Represent all UK supply chain interests within the broader supply chain function.Capabilities and experience you’ll bring:•          Proven Supply chain experience in a retail/branded environment.•          Direct people leadership experience – able to inspire, tackle difficult discussions, develop & drive a team to deliver.•          Demand planning guru – understanding theory of building accurate demand plans and its importance to the business.•          Ability to develop effective partnerships with major UK retailers both on operational excellence & joint business improvements.•          Strong working knowledge of forecasting & ERP systems – SAP specifically preferred.Superpowers you’ll bring:•          Passion for people leadership – with an emphasis on motivating & developing people to leave things better than you found them.•          Excellent relationship builder & communicator – with both internal cross-functional stakeholders & external contacts.•          Strong MS Excel user & analytical interest – capable of crunching numbers to deliver insights & results.•          A pioneering mindset – proven track record of doing the hard thing when it’s the right thing.About us: We are the people behind method + ecover. We’ve always done things differently – we’re fearless thinkers, mad scientists and adventurous designers who believe that making soap leads to brave ideas, bold inventions and beautiful bubbles. We started small but we have big plans to make the world a cleaner, greener, more colourful place. We invite everyone to join us as we pioneer a future where doing business is doing good for all.Let’s get one thing straight – you’re not coming here to just sell soap, or cleaning products. You’re joining us to move the hearts, souls and minds of others all over the world that see the world differently. We think about cleaning as an act of creative expression, a gesture of rebellion, and, yes, an escape from the normal. We take cleaning seriously – but not ourselves.Alongside our friends Mrs Meyers and Babyganics, we are collectively known as Lifestyle Brands and are part of the SC Johnson family.Application:Submit your application today here.It’s a big, beautiful, colourful world out there and we should celebrate that. That’s why we’re working hard to be a fully diverse and inclusive place to work. Every day we strive to create an atmosphere where everyone feels valued, listened to, supported and where we can do our best work. Sure, there’s always more that can be done. But together with our team, partners, customers and community, we can make everyone welcome.We advertise all our roles on Evenbreak, the specialist job board for disabled candidates. If you have a disability or a long-term health condition and would like support in applying for any of our vacancies, please visit their Career Hive – careers support for disabled candidates delivered by careers professionals with lived experience of disability. Find out more at .   We are happy to adjust our hiring process to ensure we are accessible to everyone – please let us know what we can do to support you.SummaryLocation: GBR - FrimleyType: Full time


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