Job Details

  • Reference No.SC/1970
  • DepartmentSupply Chain
  • Hours per Week37.5
  • LocationSlough
  • Grade8
  • Reporting toEddie Edge
  • Closing Date03/09/2018 12:00 am
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Supply Chain Manager – Slough

Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supply partner for over 60,000 customers across the UK. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide anything from a teaspoon to a complete catering solution to customers of all sizes, utilising our national structure and the combined expertise of our employees.
A new opportunity to join our Supply Chain team has arisen where you will be responsible for developing relationships with all core range suppliers into Bidfood in order to maintain and improve inbound service levels into depot and to maximise existing revenue streams and develop new income opportunities. This position will be based at Slough.

As Supply Chain Manager you will work proactively with our supplier base and depots to increase the flexibility and efficiency of our supply chain. This will mean increasing the quality of service that our suppliers provide to Bidfood, while removing complexity and cost at any opportunity. You will lead analysis and discussion on all route to market options for product into Bidfood, including management of existing consolidation schemes and the development of new options for stock delivery into our network.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Sound commercial knowledge to manage existing revenue streams.
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with key suppliers and 3rd parties, while sustaining commercial advantages.
  • Ability to identify new opportunities for streamlining, reducing cost and generating income through efficient supply chain delivery.
  • Proven ability in managing and motivating direct and indirect reports to achieve the best results.
  • Strong data and analysis skill set, including Microsoft Excel, Access and ideally MIS.

A track record of identifying opportunities, influencing key players at all levels both internal and external and confident at presenting and holding meetings in front of audiences will be essential.


Pension, 25 days Holiday pa, Childcare Vouchers, Personal Accident Scheme, Employee Discounts

To apply:

To apply, please forward your application and/or CV with a covering letter, including the reference SC/1970 to: Eddie Edge, Head of Central Supply Chain, Bidfood, Business Support Centre, 814 Leigh Road, Slough Trading Estate, Slough, SL1 4BD

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