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Supply Chain Manager

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Phil Pitman

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673717

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    19 July 2022

  • Start date:


Supply Chain Manager
£50,000 - £55,000

Yolk Recruitment is exclusively managing this new opportunity to join a rapidly growing engineering and manufacturing business that is leading the way in a high-growth, high-tech and future proof sector.  We're looking for an experienced Supply Chain Manager to manage Purchasing, Planning and Internal Sales, supporting the company to achieve its financial goals.  There's plenty of opportunity to make a significant impact here as you'll lead the way in streamlining processes and drive cost saving activities, and the opportunity to continue to develop your career in an evolving business that will continue to grow.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a senior team that drives success in a business that offers the security of a long standing market leader in a high growth andfuture proof sector, in a culture where people are working together to achieve shared goals.  

This is what you’ll be doing

Responsibilities will include:

Manage the Purchasing, Planning and Internal Sales teams to make sure materials arrive on time and orders are achieved to tight forecast requirements and on time delivery.
Lead, motivate and develop your teams
Ensure the MRP system is set up correctly (e.g. MOQ’s, lead times and buffer stock)
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.
Review the Purchasing and Planning functions to ensure they are operating as documented in the Quality Management System
Carry out system and process analysis and improvement activities
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 evaluation
Interpersonal skills
CIPS desirable

And this is what you’ll get in return

A salary of £50,000 - £55,000
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.