Supply Chain Development Coordinator CM:170673 | Eden Scott

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Supply Chain Development Coordinator

  • Edinburgh
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent

Join Nairn's Oatcakes as a Supply Chain Development Coordinator!

Are you passionate about continuous improvement and ready to take your supply chain expertise to the next level?

Join Nairn's Oatcakes, the UK's largest producer of oatcakes, renowned for their minimally processed, wholesome products made with Scottish wholegrain oats. Be part of an organisation that values sustainability, local relationships, and producing natural, nutritious food.

Join Nairn's on their journey to excellence and make a significant difference in their supply chain operations. If you have the skills, experience, and drive to succeed in this challenging yet rewarding role, we'd love to hear from you!

What You'll Do:

As the Supply Chain Development Coordinator, you will:

  • Drive Improvement Initiatives: Review existing systems and workflows, identify improvement opportunities, and manage development projects from concept to successful implementation.

  • Project Management: Lead and coordinate supply chain development projects, ensuring timely completion and tangible improvements.

  • Administrative Excellence: Oversee specific administrative areas of the supply chain, including supporting Production Planners with ingredient and packaging call-offs and supplier communication.

  • Holiday Cover: Provide essential holiday cover for Production Planners, managing weekly production schedules, ingredient and packaging stock, and maintaining accurate records in the MRP system.

What We're Looking For:

  • Qualifications: Degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management or Project Management.

  • Experience: Proficiency in MRP/ERP systems within busy FMCG manufacturing environments, strong root cause analysis skills, and experience leading teams.

  • Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office packages for data collation, analysis, and presentation.

  • Technical Skills: Ability to capture, analyse, and present complex data accurately and logically. Strong numeracy and planning skills, with an understanding of technical, quality, and labour planning requirements.

  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey complex analysis and recommendations clearly.

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills.

  • Ability to build relationships and influence at all levels.

  • Forward-thinking, self-motivated, and resourceful.

  • Resilient, ambitious, and determined to make a positive impact.

Interested? Let's Talk!

For an informal discussion or to learn more, contact our retained consultant Carrie Martin at Eden Scott directly on 01224 965506.

Ready to Apply? Send your CV to

Note: All third-party, direct, and speculative applications/CVs will be forwarded to Eden Scott for consideration.

Carrie Martin
Point of contact
Carrie Martin
01224 965506