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


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