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Supply Chain Manager Poland, Baltics, Czech Rep

Job Name

Supply Chain Manager Poland, Baltics, Czech Rep






Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics

Reporting Line:

Reports to: Supply Chain Director, Eastern Europe (based in Russia)
Management: Five direct reports

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Hayley Snowball

About the role

The role has responsibility for leading the Supply Chain function for a cluster of markets including Poland, Baltics and Czech Republic. This is a commercial supply chain role, working closely with sales, marketing and country management on S&OP, customer service and logistics. We are ideally looking for someone who has already worked in a broad Supply Chain Manager role and is ready to lead the function in key Eastern Europe markets.


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive product (Finished goods, Value Added Pack and POS) supply strategic plan designed to support cluster growth 
  • Own the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process to ensure business KPIs are met 
  • Establish policies, procedures, performance metrics, and resource requirements to ensure reliability, speed, convenience and best value to customers 
  • Respect the regulations associated with the Supply Chain activities (customs duty, excise, VAT, Strip Stamps etc)  
  • Ensure that logistic service/warehouse providers adhere to agreed standards and KPIs; conduct performance reviews and mitigate risks
  • Manage the Demand and Supply Planning processes to ensure product availability   
  • Identify and execute the balance between customer requirements, inventory optimisation, manufacturing efficiencies, including capacity planning, SKU rationalization, planning and execution 
  • Establish and maintain effective cooperation with key stakeholders including the commercial team and country Directors
  • Share best practice and cooperate closely with Supply Chain teams across Eastern Europe
  • Lead and develop a team by ensuring core functional competencies are met, conducting regular Let’s Talk sessions and performance reviews, coaching to ensure successor is identified  

Skills and Experience

  • Broad experience in Supply Chain including planning and logistics, ideally working closely with commercial teams 
  • Experience in other departments such as Sales or Finance are most welcome
  • Minimum 3 year experience in successful management of direct reports through building high performance teams  
  • Fluent English and Polish language skills
  • High learning agility, adaptability and track record of exceptional results
  • Results oriented change agent with analytical skills
  • Determination to succeed in a new environment whilst building sustainable relations with own team and customers 

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.