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Supply Chain Manager

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Phil Pitman

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 673717

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    13 July 2022

  • Start date:


Supply Chain Manager
£45,000 - £50,000

A new opportunity has been created with a rapidly growing engineering and manufacturing success story that has continued to grow in even the most challenging of market conditions. The business offers the security that comes with being a long standing market leader in a high growth and future proof sector, an exciting environment with a record breaking company, a friendly and supportive senior team and the opportunity to continue to develop your career in an evolving and growing business.

This is what you’ll be doing

You'll manage Planning, Purchasing, Internal Sales/Logistics, supporting the company's commercial strategy to achieve financial goals, updating and analysing inventory and performing analysis of supply chain data.  

Responsibilities will include:

Managing the Purchasing team to make sure components arrive on time and at the correct location even when a deadline is tight, and forecasts are subject to change.
Manage the Planning and Internal Sales teams to make sure order achievement to tight forecast requirements and on time delivery.
Ensure the MRP system is set up correctly (e.g. MOQ’s, lead times and buffer stock)
Oversee the Purchasing and Planning requirements for additional factory. 
Liaise with all internal teams to enable the smooth running of the business requirements.
Build and maintain relationships with new and existing suppliers.
Management of long-term purchase commitments in line with forecasts and adjust accordingly.
Track inventory usage and adjust systems in line with actual performance.
Ensure the import of goods is in accordance with HMRC rules.
Review the Purchasing and Planning functions to ensure they are operating as documented in the Quality Management System
Monitor and review supplier performance to ensure delivery is in line with corporate expectations.
Keeps a well-organised collection of contracts and Quality documents for easy reference when needed.
Attend Production and R&D meetings to ensure the Purchasing and Planning functions are aware of all relevant activity.

The experience you’ll bring to the team

Supply Chain Management experience within Manufacturing
Strong planning skills and project management experience
Strategic planning and thinking, systems analysis and evluation
Interpersonal skills
CIPS desirable

And this is what you’ll get in return

- A salary of £45,000 - £50,000
- A range of working hours to select from to suit your home life
- 25 days holiday + bank holidays
- 5% employer contribution pension
- Free parking
- Ongoing career opportunities 

Are you up to the challenge?

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.