Role details

Supply Chain Manager

Manchester   •   £30,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Brand new Supply Chain Manager role for an expanding business
  • End-to-End Supply Chain Responsibiliy across multi-site operations

About Our Client

Currently looking for a Supply Chain Manager for a business in the Manchester area, with a strong manufacturing footprint across the North-West.

Job Description

The role of a Supply Chain Manager for a Manufacturing Business in Manchester, will oversee:

  • Review or update supply chain practices
  • Develop material costs forecasts or standard cost lists.
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders.
  • Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements.
  • Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes or to determine their effect on supply chain activities.
  • Meet with suppliers to discuss performance metrics, to provide performance feedback, or to discuss production forecasts or changes.
  • Implement new or improved supply chain processes.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as engineering, and quality assurance, to identify or qualify new suppliers.
  • Analyse information about supplier performance or procurement program success.
  • Design or implement plant warehousing strategies for production materials or finished products.
  • Define performance metrics (KPI's) for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost, quality and capacity.
  • Analyse inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service.
  • Participate in the coordination of engineering changes, product line extensions, or new product launches to ensure orderly and timely transitions in material or production flow.

The Successful Applicant

Ideally, the candidate will have the following background:

  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving.
  • Identify opportunities to reuse or recycle materials to minimize consumption of new materials, minimize waste, or to convert wastes to by-products.
  • Be the primary owner and oversee the installation of a new MRP system
  • History of managing a team
  • MRP/ ISO exposure
  • Ideally to have worked in a industrial manufacturing business
  • Have a very good working knowledge of Microsoft packages

What's on Offer

Circa £35k+package

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