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Supply Chain Manager

  • Salary: + benefits that will get you excited
  • Location: Caterham, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent

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Supply Chain Manager

Head Office – Whyteleafe, Surrey

Competitive salary + benefits that will get you excited



Ann Summers is SEXY, DARING, PROVOCATIVE and NAUGHTY – we push boundaries and buttons to give our customers exactly what they want!



We’re the destination brand for must-have lingerie and sex toy innovation and stand proud as the authority in our industry. We passionately champion sexual liberation and believe that every woman in the world should feel like the sexiest woman in the world!



Whether you’re working at our head office or in one of our stores, one thing that’s guaranteed is no two days are the same. We’re a unique brand with a phenomenally talented team of experts across all our channels – together we’re empowered to achieve the brand’s global vision.



We’re on the hunt for an experienced Supply Chain Manager to lead the Supply chain, customs and Bonded warehouse Systems for Ann Summers. You will provide customs (import & export) operational guidance and direction to the business functions, key stakeholders and other business partners, while striving for continuous supply chain improvement, reducing cost and environmental impact. Sustainability is high on our agenda and we are looking at how we minimise our environmental impact throughout the product and supply chain lifecycles.



So, what would you be doing?...



* Managing the day-to-day customs operational requirements and compliance with regards to all authorized customs facilitation measures and simplifications.
* Leading critical customs programme initiatives and proactively lead Compliance
* Ensuring accurate & timely reporting to HMRC of data and Compliance breach.
* Managing the customs & import processes and supporting the wider business
* Ensure maintenance of and compliance with all customs-related requirements associated with the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme, including process reviews and Internal Audits
* Managing strategic customs related initiatives, verifying, and reporting critical Global Trade customs metrics, driving continuous improvement efforts across the organization.
* Identify compliance gaps, lead investigations, and identify and support the implementation of required corrective actions where appropriate.
* Lead, support and advise during audits, enquiries, and investigations of customs activities, including remedial & corrective activities.
* Participate in Digital Technology developments ensuring customs requirements are appropriately addressed.
* Manage the Consolidation and best practice/container utilisation on inbound and outbound freight
* Supplier onboarding for Myfreeway, supplier compliance management and supplier chain manual
* Support the diversification of the supply chain, looking at new sources of supply and new ways of shipping and delivering goods.
* Budget management for supply chain cost centres



You need to be this kind of person…



* Passionate about providing unparalleled levels of service and simplicity for our customers.
* Able to work and learn quickly in a fast-paced, fun and dynamic environment.
* Care about doing a great job and pushing boundaries with the quality of what you do.
* Strong technical expertise and problem-solving skills.
* A drive for constant learning.



We always support colleagues to develop their skills. But to be successful in this role you will need to have



* Experience of operating within the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme.
* Minimum of 5 years experience in end-to-end supply chain management at a senior level.
* Excellent knowledge of supply chain processes.
* Experience in working with a complex global network of contract manufacturing and third-party distribution.
* Experience working with supplier compliance systems and management of the system.



We regret that due to high volumes we are unable to acknowledge every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible to discuss the role and their experience further.



Ann Summers complies with all GDPR policies and by responding to this ad your details will be kept on record for a total of 6 months unless expressed otherwise.

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