S&OP Manager

Blackbook Executive

Lead a team of planning specialists and execute a robust and best-in-class S&OP process in this large, category leading FMCG manufacturing business

  • Key leadership role
  • Large FMCG business
  • Category leading products
The Company

My client is a leading food manufacturer with an appetite for acquisition and growth. They have a history of producing high quality products and have been investing into the business to ensure a strong future lies ahead. Due to internal changes they require a skilled S&OP Manager to lead a close knit planning team. This role will be based in their Sydney office.

The Role

Sitting in the Supply Chain team and reporting to the GM Supply Chain your responsibilities will include;
  • Ensure the S&OP process is best in class through the implementation of policy & procedures
  • Communicate effectively with Sales & Marketing teams to engage and educate
  • Assist in reviewing production requirements and schedules to ensure customer service levels are met
  • Assist in all short and long term planning activities and investigate issues with other departments to promote continuous improvement across the planning process
  • Ensure optimal inventory levels at all times with zero stock outs or stock loss
  • Ensure the demand and supply planning process is timely, accurate and verifiable
  • Co-ordinate and maintain the long term forecast in conjunction with sales and marketing
Your Background

In order to be successful in this role you will be;
  • Systems competency across ERP and Microsoft suite 
  • Ideally tertiary educated to Bachelor level
  • Previous S&OP leadership experience is non-negotiable 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to lead and influence cross functional teams and develop strong processes
  • Experience in food manufacturing or FMCG is non-negotiable
  • Previous experience in supply chain excellence and CI projects is advantageous
  • A good understanding of best practice planning ideologies and the drive to continuously improve process 
  • A high level of thoroughness and attention to detail with an analytical approach
What's On Offer

In return you be given the opportunity to join a team in a pivotal role where you can drive new initiatives and build your planning career. You will have support from the wider business to drive new initiatives and will be given space to develop a best in class planning process. This is an ideal role for an experienced planning professional with previous leadership experience looking to take the next step in their career. A negotiable salary is on offer for the right candidate.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further you can contact Oliver Braithwaite at Blackbook Executive on (03) 9823 7408