Supply Chain 2IC


Food manufacturing business

Ethical and sustainable focus

Growing business globally

Job Description:

About the role

Join a leading New Zealand owned and operated food manufacturer who have an opportunity for a Supply Chain 2IC to join their team with great growth opportunities. In this role you will lead, manage and improve the logistics and production operations across the New Zealand business and manufacturing site based in Pokeno.

This role will manage Key responsibilities will include

Production planning across three key manufacturing lines

Manage 3PL’s along with weekly inventory reconciliations

Oversee inventory management, planning, and coordination – predominantly raw materials and packaging

Develop and execute safety stock and replenishment strategies to achieve strategic KPIs

Oversee demand forecast and supply plans to achieve target inventory levels

Manage stock across the wider supply chain network using ordering & tracking analytics

Constantly strive to improve processes, always aiming to delight customers with industry-leading levels of product availability whilst optimising inventory stock turns

Build strong relationships with suppliers to ensure outstanding product availability and supply chain efficiency targets are consistently achieved

Supplier management

Improve and develop/implement existing systems and procedures

The personYou will be a confident ‘hands-on’ operator with practical experience in inventory and materials management. The environment is fast-paced and it is essential that you are able to thrive in a fluid environment with shifting priorities.

Happy to assume responsibility for transactional and operational aspects of work, you will also be looking to take on further responsibility and drive improvements across the NZ inventory management function.

If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion please call Nick McConnochie on 021 197 9121 or email

Posted on: 

February 4, 2021

Office Address: 126 Vincent Street, Auckland.

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