Supply Chain Manager - Ireland

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full-time

Company Description

One of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more.

We seek out the best of the best and give them development, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with us means joining a company that makes a difference for others. There is tremendous opportunity here for people who want to advance the industry, through innovation and nourish the world with quality.

Job Description

Key Objective

The primary objective of this role is to lead the team responsible for the Supply & Demand Planning and Customer Service activities, including managing the inbound transport, supply management, daily management of the 3PL, and demand planning. In addition, lead the IBM process for the Irish business

Key Responsibilities

Lead and develop the demand and supply planning in Ireland to the levels required to achieve the KPI’s set.

Lead the monthly IBP process

Provide analytics and support to the sales community to ensure the Demand Plan represents the most up to-date version of the truth

Pro-actively manage logistics cost & product waste ensuring the whole business is aware of any risks and are providing mitigating strategies  

Strive for continuous improvement in the Supply Chain team looking at areas of potential where process and ways of working can be improved.

Unlock HMM opportunities

Manage the 3PL on a daily basis to ensure that all tasks required for a smooth operation are completed.

Product Life Cycle Management: supporting continuous improvement in the innovation pipeline, driving excellence in operational execution with customer planning, leading regular SKU rationalisation reviews.

Work with the UK Supply Planning teams to ensure maximum service across all brands

Provide insights / commentary for the monthly cluster DRM

Must be an active leader within the Irish Leadership team and the wider UK&I supply chain leadership team

KPI’s targeted

Forecast Accuracy

Customer Service

Waste Management

Stockholding management

Company EBIT

 

Qualifications

Desired: Qualifications/Skills/Experience

Degree Caliber

Strong leadership capabilities both functionally and business wide

Proven experience (FMCG) – Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Logistics

Strong systems knowledge – computer literate with a strong analytical capability (Excel, SAP & APO experience preferred)

Strong oral and written communication skills

Able to work cross-functionally

Proven project management skills.

Required: Work Attributes/Qualities

Strong analytical skills; problem solving

Excellent interpersonal & influencing skills with ability to constructively challenge.

Proven ability to work cross-functionally.

Performance driven with a Continuous Improvement mind set.

Proactive approach, working with minimum supervision.

Collaborative approach to teamwork.

Multi-tasker

Ability to prioritize and work to tight deadlines

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