BMI is on a transformational journey in evolving the business into a collaborative functional excellence model supporting the business.
This is an exciting opportunity to join as our Supply Chain Director for the UK and Ireland.
Within our UKI business Head Quarters in Milton Keynes, you will lead the Country Supply Chain team looking after supply chain planning, transportation and warehousing.
The role will cover the key areas of supply chain planning, including demand planning, production planning, distribution planning, inventory planning and S&OP.
What you will be responsible for :
Outbound and intersite transportation, managing existing transportation providers and onboarding new providers to drive service and cost improvements
Re-tendering of 3rd party contractual relationships with the objectives of driving out cost and Country warehousing, managing 3rd party providers and collaborating with plant logistics teams to improve the effectiveness of warehouse operations, including inventory management
Partnering with the regional and country leadership team, aligning across major functional areas including sales, marketing, operations, procurement, finance and IT
Assessing current supply chain processes, identify gaps and implement changes that align with BMI’s overall approach and strategy
Country supply chain performance across planning, transportation and warehousing
Delivering sustained improvements in supply chain service and cost
Collaborating across functional areas to deliver value through the supply chain while aligning with the overall BMI objectives
Creating a performance-driven culture supported by supply chain KPIs and metrics
What you can bring :
Proven experience in high volume manufacturing, distribution, production planning, logistics and / or transportation environment
Advanced supply chain planning knowledge
Advanced transportation and warehousing knowledge
Experience of running contractual re-tendering from the definition of requirements to contract implementation
Advanced knowledge of ERP and supply chain planning systems
Strong knowledge of Transportation (TMS) and Warehousing (WMS) systems
Proficiency in use of business intelligence software (i.e. Qlikview, Power BI, SAP BI)
Advanced analytics and problem-solving skills
A dynamic personality with the ability to drive change and be an action-oriented team player
Able to balance the need to focus on the big picture and be able to dive into the detail
Ability to build strategic working relationships and collaborate effectively