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Supply Chain Manager





Permanent – Full Time




Company Description

Our client is a specialist manufacturing company. Due to growth, they are now recruiting for a Supply Chain Manager.

Job Specification

The Role

  • The overall purpose of our Supply Chain Manager is to have responsibility for the planning of all materials and processes.
  • You will develop and improve planning processes and organize manufacturing requirements according to demand and quality standards, ensuring goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner.
  • You will play an active role in managing and coaching your team, notably, Warehouse, Planner, Purchaser Customer Service/Administration.
  • Subject Matter Expert for Supply Chain.
  • Management of supplier costs with a view to improvement.
  • Management of supplier source to maintain a constant supply of materials and dual supply.
  • Management of Forecast and Planning processes to meet the business growth requirements.
  • Downloading and interpretation of product stock requirement to support the planning process.
  • Manage accurate input of production information/updating spreadsheets through your team.
  • Responsibility for our Planner, Warehouse Supervisor, Purchaser and Production Administrator.
  • Work with the Purchaser to inform them of purchasing requirements to meet the production schedule.
  • General stock control management.
  • Implement supply chain changes.
  • Manage stock accuracy.
  • Provide operational support and guidance to ensure maximum productivity.
  • Manage planning around manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand.
  • Manage supply chain issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption.
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports.
  • Represent supply chain in meetings including senior level.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve customer issues relating to supply of products.
  • Hands on management of the planning and scheduling process.
  • Collaborate with other departments to identify vulnerabilities and close operational gaps.
  • Responsibility for moving product to Warehouse in line with customer orders.
  • Manage all product transport requirements.
  • You'll be ensuring that materials and components are available at the right time and in the right quantities to achieve production continuity.
  • Implement service level agreements with suppliers and build KPI’s to measure supplier performance.
  • To facilitate continuous improvement projects by measuring, analysing and improving systems and processes.

The Person:

  • Proven experience working in a supply chain/planning role.
  • Excellent knowledge of production planning, purchasing and quality control principles.
  • Experience in ERP.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems.
  • Good at maths and statistics.
  • Knowledge of Quality System Procedures and requirements
  • Understand ISO9001 requirements.
  • Strong team ethic and attitude.
  • Can do attitude.

The Benefits

  • You will be working for a well-established growing employer.
  • An excellent salary.
  • A company experiencing continued growth, expansion and investment.
  • The company are fully compliant with the latest health and safety requirements for current safe working practices.

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