Supply Manager, Cumbernauld - SCM-05/18-08

  • Location Scotland
  • Function Supply Chain
  • Closing Date 09 May 2018

Supply Manager
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits

Who we are...

A.G. Barr p.l.c. is a FTSE 250 UK based branded consumer goods business focused on growth.

A soft drinks business at its core, A.G Barr offers a diverse and differentiated portfolio of great tasting brands such as the iconic IRN-BRU, market-leading RUBICON exotic fruit juice drinks, and the Scottish spring water STRATHMORE.

Enhancing the portfolio, Barr also operates long-term successful partnerships, complementing its own range of products with global brands ROCKSTAR and SNAPPLE in the UK and beyond.

With the acquisition of the FUNKIN business in 2015, the company has moved into the cocktail segment, broadening and strengthening its portfolio with a unique and exciting market-leading brand in a growing market.

What we are looking for...

You will be a key member of the Supply Planning (SP) team and to work as part of the SP team to develop and maintain the short, medium and long term supply and inventory plan across the AG Barr manufacturing and storage network. Manage the development and ongoing maintenance of the supply plan through partnering with the Demand Planning (DP) team, manufacturing sites, Customer Service and Commercial taking into account both micro and macro factors and constraints.

You will bring:

  • Detailed knowledge of supply planning and wider supply chain principles with a well established knowledge of planning tools and COTS advanced planning systems
  • Solid experience working within a busy fast paced supply planning team and should have clearly demonstrated the results of continued performance improvement
  • Educated to degree level (or with equivalent experience), preferably in a numerical / science based discipline, with both a deep understanding of supply chain management principles / fundamentals
  • IT literate with strong PC skills and an excellent operational knowledge of Microsoft Excel and the other key Microsoft Office suite of applications. The role holder must have the capability to utilise Excel and similar data interrogation tools in order develop evidence based insights into the forecast
  • Highly analytical, with strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills - with the ability to communicate using various media applications across different levels of the business
  • The environment is highly pressurised and the SM must be able to deliver high quality outputs at all times while dealing with a high level of change and uncertainty. The ability to manage nuance and varying shades of grey is a key element of the role
  • Given the international footprint of A.G. Barr and our customer focus, the SM should have a flexible approach to travel.
  • Given the scope of the role it is essential that you are proactive and have the ability to influence across a broad range of stakeholders.

What we offer…

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days annual holiday
  • Flexible holiday scheme
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Life assurance
  • Discounts and cashback for selected stores and restaurants giving great savings on holidays, shopping, groceries, cinema tickets, etc.
  • Health cash plan
  • Flexible Benefits - buy technology, a new bike or a great deal on a car lease through salary sacrifice
  • Share schemes for eligible employees

We Are Barr - Are You?

We are about being brilliant. We are always learning. We are results driven and we build relationships that deliver.

If you have the passion to succeed in this target driven role please send your CV and current salary details to,quoting the vacancy reference number.

We’re expecting lots of people to want to be part of the Barr family. So unfortunately, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of submitting your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Closing date: Friday 25th May 2018