Role details

Supply Chain Manager

West Midlands   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Michael Page are looking to recruit for a Supply Chain Manager
  • For a leading automotive organisation based in the West Midlands

About Our Client

Our client is a leading blue chip automotive organisation based in the west midlands.

Job Description

Performance Monitoring

o Contribute to budget construction and longer term strategy (3 to 5 year plan) for the site from a Supply Chain perspective. Monitor budget and expenses.

o Manage and publish performance through appropriate supply chain metrics (e.g. customer/supplier DSA, inventory turns, MPS adherence, Logistics Costs, Inventory accuracy, vs. budget targets).

Activity Management

o Deploy, manage, monitor, and improve planning processes within the site to:

- best capture and communicate customer demand

- ensure the effective use of available internal capacity/resources through an integrated planning process (SIOP, MPS, Detail Scheduling, MRP)

- synchronise external resources

- actively promote participation of all relevant functions in these processes

o Ensure inputs to the planning processes are regularly reviewed and monitored for accuracy to support SIOP, MPS and MRP processes.

o Coordinate warehouse, transportation, customs, and plant materials flow to be on time and in full at all points in the process in line with agreed plans and inventory strategy.

o Ensure control and storage of inventory is in line with lean principles (e.g. visible FIFO and supermarket pull systems, Kanban loops) and cycle counting standards.

o Continuously develop and manage integrated logistics network to achieve lowest cost movement of materials into and out of plants.

o Coordinate and execute plant-related supply chain activities to support successful launch/phase out of new/existing supply chain.

o Develop and deploy supply chain Continuous Improvement plan and projects to achieve business plan and divisional supply chain strategy.

People Management

o Develop a diverse and inclusive team aligned to our philosophy.

o Motivate team by setting challenging and achievable goals. Communicate business strategy and update team on the roadmap to excellence.

o Create a culture of Engagement where all employees have the tools they need to do their job well and have the opportunity to contribute to improvement through employee involvement.

The Successful Applicant

Qualification and Skills

Formal Qualifications


-Masters/Bachelor's Degree in related field (technical or business) or equivalent


-APICS CPIM certified or equivalent

Specific Functional Capabilities, Knowledge and Skills Required


-Practical experience in Supply Chain function -Leadership experience (preferably as a Manager) -Effective communicator -Problem solving skills Role Profile


Experience working in cross functional teams

Language Skills (Highlight if Essential or Desired)

Local Language - Essential English - Essential

What's on Offer

This role is paying between £50,000 and £60,000

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