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Supply Chain Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
£60,000-65,000 plus bonus
Date added
5 July, 2022

Job Description

We are currently searching for a Supply Chain Manager to join our client, a large multi-national organisation, for a role close to Nancy, France.


This is a key role within the Supply Chain function, which has an analytical and data-driven edge, as well as the requirement to understand strategic Logistics and Planning activity from a base level.


With end-to-end Supply Chain scope, you will ensure the smooth running of activities and provide coordination to the Logistics and Distribution functions.


Other key responsibilities of the Supply Chain Manager include:

  • Manage a team of circa 8 direct reports, providing guidance and support across various Supply Chain areas (Sales, Admin, Operations, Planners, etc.)
  • Showcase a highly analytical approach and modern day Supply Chain techniques to lead Supply Chain activity within the manufacturing plant
  • Be comfortable with high volume, just-in-time Supply Chain processes, and provide expertise, planning and inventory management in a fast-paced environment
  • Manage supplier flow between them and the plants, including distribution planning and order processing
  • Lead projects to optimise the Supply Chain and implement SAP Supply Chain modules
  • Drive towards best-in-class customer service - you will work closely with various divisions, including IT, Finance and the wider Supply Chain



Ideally having operated in a manufacturing environment, you will have prior knowledge of Supply & Demand Planning insights, Logistics & Distribution, and the ability to shape and understand the structure of the Supply Chain Manager role.


By taking a proactive project management approach, you will be able to identify improvement opportunities and implement these into the overall Supply Chain. The analytical and quantitative nature of the role will allow you to identify problems, make recommendations, assess performance and enhance planning processes.


As Supply Chain Manager, additional requirements include:


  • Educated to degree or equivalent level, ideally in an Engineering or Business discipline
  • Strong analytical and process skills, with some previous analytical experience (preferred in Logistics and/or Supply Chain) and ideally 5+ years working in an international environment within Supply Chain
  • Project management expertise - PMP/PMI qualification would be an advantage
  • Experience in SAP or similar
  • Strong communication skills when dealing with diverse, international stakeholders
  • Fluent in English and French - any other language would be desirable

If you are interested in applying for this Supply Chain Manager role, please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Neil Cope on +41 41 588 1867