McCormick EMEA

Plant Supply Chain Manager

Haddenham, Aylesbury
Competitive salary
07 Oct 2020
21 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and oversight to the plant scheduling & logistics team, including materials purchasing planning, production scheduling, inventory management, product life cycle change management, disposals, risk and SLOB management, master data governance.
  • Identify and implement improvements to working practices to improve efficiency, performance and reliability in the supply chain, including: vendor management, seasonality and promotions planning and supplier inventory planning.
  • Lead plant scheduling activities for product life cycle management, including new product launches, reformulations and discontinuations.
  • Responsible for all systems monitoring and enhancements (SAP), system training and core power users. Main lead into McCormick IT for technical enhancements/changes.
  • Responsible for the tactical and strategic factory materials and inventory plans, set targets, manage year on year stock value/inventory turnover improvements to support UK Supply Chain targets.
  • Oversee development and coaching of departmental team members. Develop individual goals for direct reports and ensure alignment to functional OGSM's. Follow up and monitor progress of individual goals and adjust as necessary to changes in business priorities and objectives
  • Represent plant Supply Chain planning on local, regional and global projects, regarding Commercialisation, CCI and engineering changes.

Candidate Profile

  • Degree qualified, or equivalent.  A relevant post graduate qualification in Supply Chain is desirable, but not essential.
  • Operations/Supply Chain background and proven track record of target focused delivery in fast paced Operational environment
  • Experience in fast paced FMCG work environment
  • Experience in Material planning & management
  • Experience of inventory analysis and management, including managing and leading improvements in inventory turnover/stock accuracy and JIT/Kanban processes
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Working knowledge of cycle-count process and SAP
  • Ability to deal with complexity and change
  • Customer focused
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

About The Company

At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.

Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 11,000 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including. 

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values. 

To Apply

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, seeking a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader. Then please apply via our careers centre at

Agencies:  McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

McCormick is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LBGT employer. 

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