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Supply Chain Manager (GMG COE)

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Do you have significant Supply Chain Management experience? Are you relationship focused, able to influence stakeholders at all levels? Can you drive continuous improvements?

If the answer is yes - then look no further. Church & Dwight UK Ltd have a permanent role for a Centre of Excellence - Supply Chain Manager to support our UK and European operations, based in London (50% working from home, 50% in the office).

This new role works closely within a Centre of Excellence (COE) team to develop best practice standards, which will be implemented across our Global Markets Group (Export) Supply Chain. This will result in the delivery of great customer service and improved cost efficiencies.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Forming a close working relationship with GMG COE S&OP Manager and GMG COE Controller to ensure a collaborative approach to GMG support.

  • To develop the processes and best practice Supply Chain standards that support the growth of GMG.

  • To document, communicate and train out these practices to appropriate Supply Chain functions

  • To establish appropriate metrics and KPIs to determine the performance of the GMG Supply Chain and address any areas of concern.

  • To determine best sourcing practices and processes to support GMG growth.

  • To ensure that sales forecasts are reviewed and that detailed supply plans are compiled to support the supply of products either internally or through third party of products to meet sales needs

  • Manage inventory and SKU levels to agreed targets and maintain appropriate safety stock policies

  • To actively support the GMG Sales & Operational Planning Process and lead its integration into supply chain. 

  • Deliver new products on time to meet required launch plans

  • To ensure that goods are supplied at best possible price and appropriate quality.

  • Drive great customer service as measured by OTIF, to GMG customers.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in a similar Supply Chain Improvement focused position. In addition:

  • Hold a University degree in a relevant field

  • Significant experience in Supply Chain Management.

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.

  • Ability to lead cross functionally, forge strong working relationships and build effective project teams.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to plan ahead and use initiative.

  • Strong negotiating skills.

  • Strategic thinking.

  • Confident user of IT systems.

  • Ability to manage, motivate and inspire people.

  • Decision Making - Ability to analyze and interpret data to make accurate and expedient decisions.

  • Commercially aware with a clear focus on driving excellent financial & commercial performance.

  • Awareness of developing and maintaining a framework of strong financial controls.

  • Committed to driving change and comfortable with managing the associated conflicts

In return, we offer a competitive salary with 24 days annual leave, performance-related bonus, health cash plan and highly competitive pension scheme.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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