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Supply Chain Manager

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Company: Cast UK
Contract: PERM
Location: Barnsley, United Kingdom

Supply Chain Manager


£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Cast UK are supporting our client, who is a leading Retail business, in their recruitment process of a Supply Chain Manager in Castleford. This is a fantastic opportunity for a proactive Supply Chain Manager who is looking at developing a team and joining a thriving business. A large part of this role is ensuring a steady import and export of product and running the end to end Supply Chain. If you have experience in cross-continental logistics, demand planning and experience managing a team then this is the right job for you!

Key Accountabilities:

  • Plan and co-ordinate detailed operational forecasts and develop seasonal plans, ensuring the best level of service is provided to the customer.
  • Work closely with the wider Supply Chain team to ensure any dated or slow-moving stock is cleared in a timely manner
  • Lead and ensure the effective running of a busy but relatively small Distribution Centre, including KPI management and ensuring that targets are achieved
  • Develop a flexible workforce capable of handling the changing requirements of a fast-paced, growing business. This includes reviewing and implementing shift patterns to optimize performance and service
  • Liaise and work closely with Far East team to ensure the smooth movement of goods into the UK and DC
  • Management and ownership of business relationships with 3PL companies, ensuring expected levels of service are achieved
  • Support the team with counselling, coaching and the development of all employees.
  • Assist the business with any new systems initiatives to help streamline and improve operations within the warehouse

Skills & Experience

  • Proven track-record of working within a fast paced environment in Operations and Logistics
  • Comfortable leading a team in a busy environment, providing leadership and developing the team
  • A strong communicator who is driven by continuous improvement
  • Wider supply chain experience including management of 3PL's
  • Experience of managing cross-continental logistics would be highly desirable

Client information

Our client is a growing business going through an exciting period of change & development.


£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits

Want to recruit a similar role?

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK or to discuss how we can find talent for your business then please visit



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