Supply Chain Manager - exclusive opportunity

29 November 20212021-11-29
Chesterfield, North Derbyshire

A multinational manufacturing company near Chesterfield have a vacancy for a Supply Chain Manager. This £25m turnover SME is part of a wider Italian owned group which are £200m turnover.

The Supply Chain Manager role is a key role in the business as challenges in Supply Chain continue to escalate and optimisation and efficiency has never been more important. The role covers all elements of the end 2 end supply chain including procurement, supplier relationship management, stock management, transport and logistics and customer service.

The candidate will have ideally worked in an SME environment and must be a confident, forward thinking, and proactive individual with a “can-do” attitude

  • Lead a supply chain, production planning and warehouse team, to ensure capability to deliver business plans and targets
  • Driving customer service excellence and maintaining effective and consistent customer and supplier relationships
  • Act as the Supply Chain lead in cross functional/customer projects to ensure that all developments include collaborative working which results in successful new implementations and ongoing service improvement
  • Working as part of the Global Supply Chain Organisation executing global supply chain strategies & objectives locally within the UK business
  • Relationship Management of third-party warehouse provider
  • Raw Material procurement, ordering & relationship management • Capacity planning/ forecasting of material & finished good requirements • Transport & Distribution partner Management
  • Customs & Duty Documentation and Management – Import & Export (Brexit)
  • Close collaboration with Production Manager to ensure efficient production planning, material availability and stock optimization
  • Line management for Supply Chain and Warehouse operational teams

We are looking for candidates from the following background;

Demonstrable experience as a leader of a supply and distribution team experience to include development and execution of supply chain strategy

  • Strong knowledge of Supply Chain procedures and practices including the fundamentals of inventory management and capacity management
  • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite skills, experience in additional ERP business systems
  • Self-starter able to organise and priorities their own workloads with excellent time management
  • Be able to manage interpersonal relationships  and confident communicator to internal and external stakeholders

Benefits;

Flexible working available, 25 days holiday, competitive pension scheme, 4pm finish on Friday, free drinks and fruit provided