Essense Designs is an international bridal wholesaler with key offices based in Perth, Australia and Lenexa, Kansas. Our growing organisation has additional locations in the United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, and New Zealand. We have been a global leader in bridal fashion for over 20 years and our designs are currently sold in over 1,500 stores worldwide. With innovative designs and a strong customer service approach, Essense Designs is a dynamic and rapidly-expanding company that rewards excellence, drive, and collaboration.

The Role:

We are looking for an experienced supply chain professional to lead and manage our Supply Chain team based in Perth. As our Supply Chain Manager, you will oversee day-to-day supply chain activities, work closely with our Process Improvement team to optimise productivity through process improvements, mentor and inspire a talented team, and ensure we provide exceptional service to our stores around the world.

Most importantly, we are seeking a leader who is aligned with our culture who will create and support an inspiring environment that promotes productivity, innovation and fun!


What We Expect:

  • Engaging leader who can partner with business stakeholders to understand how the supply chain supports strategic and tactical plans
  • Passionate and engaged leader who will continue to develop and grow a talented team
  • Proficient in making data-based decisions and building actionable insights using BI tools
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking with scenario modelling to inform business decisions for inventory planning, factory load balancing and cash flow
  • Partner with business leaders and staff to understand the service levels expected from our stores
  • Develop responsive, customer focussed solutions in a complex environment
  • Lead continuous improvement programs, reducing waste, improving service levels, and improving financial performance

What We Are Looking For:

  • 8+ years’ experience within logistics, inventory, purchasing or supply chain management
  • APICS qualification (CSCP, CPIM) highly desirable
  • Process driven with a strategic mindset
  • Qualification in, or experience with Lean Six Sigma highly desirable
  • Demonstrated success within a wholesale/retail/manufacturing environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - advanced Excel preferable
  • Advanced interpersonal skills interacting with leadership and building solid and trusted working relationships across the organization, both locally and globally
  • A strong aptitude to learn in a fast paced, high growth environment
  • Keen ability to ensure projects are on track for completion to plan; able to flag risks and anticipate needs in a proactive manner
  • Ability to drive change, adapt and respond to business needs
  • Thorough, research driven approach and a willingness to consult and collaborate with others (both locally and globally) to overcome obstacles and achieve the best results

What We Offer:

We look forward to welcoming the successful candidate to our fast-growing global team! In return for your skills, we offer you the opportunity to join an international industry leader and be part of a creative and collaborative culture that empowers its people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability. We recognise and reward excellence, innovation, and loyalty. Our goal is to offer an inspirational and modern workplace that allows for talent individuals to

thrive.

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted via our Careers Portal. Please submit your Cover Letter & Resume to: https://careers-essensedesigns.icims.com

Please note: We believe cover letters are important to help us understand why you are interested in this position and your unique story and qualifications. If you sincerely desire to work with us, please take this into consideration when submitting your materials.

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