Role details

Supply Chain Manager

North East England   •   £55,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Multi national manufacturing organisation
  • Full end to End Supply chain role - Budget responsibility

About Our Client

Multi-national manufacturing organisation based in North East England

Job Description

The successful Supply Chain Manager will be based in North East England for this manufacturing and production organisation:

  • To lead and develop the Logistics team to achieve all required Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
  • To report on all departmental KPI's as set by the Plant Director
  • To oversee the co-ordination of activities from customer schedules through procurement to finished goods
  • Regular pro-active interface with customers and suppliers communicating delivery/non delivery performance working with the Purchasing team when necessary
  • To identify and improve productivity opportunities within the department through continuous improvement initiatives
  • Development of shop floor production scheduling
  • To performance manage the Logistics department as required to ensure the achievement of the plan through the team's fulfillment of their roles and responsibilities
  • To oversee the management of inventory costs to a minimum whilst ensuring sufficient stocks on site to enable an uninterrupted flow of production
  • Involvement of supplier negotiations where appropriate
  • Continual improvement of stock control
  • Accountability for the control of the flow of goods into the company ensuring that materials required for production arrive on time and as economically as possible
  • Ensuring awareness of any market intelligence gained through customer and supplier contact and communicating this to the appropriate departments as appropriate
  • To ensure that Logistics team maintain the integrity of data, specifically inventory control and customer/supplier order schedules
  • To assist and ensure the Logistics team assist the Value Stream's to plan and prioritise in line with customer requirements and company objectives
  • Implement lean philosophy in supply chain using modern day production systems
  • Provide specific support for lean projects and to be actively involved in implementing lean philosophy across site
  • Ability to demonstrate effective problem solving in a customer effected environment
  • Forward visibility to drive the capacity planning for the business
  • Identify and implement efficiencies, reduce costs, improve service level and reduce waste in the factory

The Successful Applicant

The successful Supply chain manager with have strong leadership experience given reporting lines:

Tactical Purchasing, Customer Services Manager, Materials Planning and Transport Manager, Logistics Project Manager

  • Logistics/Manufacturing management degree or equivalent
  • Experience of Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Experience of demanding customers - OEM/Tier 1
  • Minimum of 3 years logistics experience
  • Working with a number of different product lines
  • Experience of developing Logistics systems
  • MMOG
  • North East England

What's on Offer

  • £55000 - £60000
  • Car
  • Healthcare
  • Pension

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