Materials Manager

Leeds Permanent £40,000 - £50,000 per year
  • Leading UK Food Manufacturer in the Leeds Area
  • Drive Best Practice across the Supply Chain Function !

About Our Client

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain are working exclusively with a highly successful Food Group as they look to recruit a Materials Manager for their site in Leeds.This opportunity will play a key role in the effective and efficient planning of all Raw Material/Packaging across multiple sites. They manage the Material Planning team on a day-to-day basis to ensure the successful operation of the team, minimising cost and maximising service. They'll ensure operational sites always have an adequate flow of materials to enable production at the time required without disruption to the supply plan. While also standardising ways of working are implemented across sites with the teams all using the same systems and methodologies for material planning.

Job Description

The Materials Manager will:

  • You will manage all aspects of the Material Planning team and Weekly requirements to enable production across sites. Ensuring sufficient Material supply to cover planned production in a lean and effective manor whilst considering warehousing & bulk storage constraints.
  • You'll monitor and identify synergies between suppliers between sites
  • You'll identify optimum storage solution and identify synergies for bulk purchasing of consignment stocks to provide factories with products at minimal cost and maximum efficiencies, while liaising with Purchasing to ensure cross functional goals are met.
  • Along with ensuring all sites are joined up with product identity/supplier codes and Material availability is available to meet daily schedules for each site on time and in full at minimal cost across the business.

The Successful Applicant

Successful candidates will possess:

  • Previous experience in a similar management position within a FMCG or manufacturing environment
  • Strong knowledge of End to End Supply Chain, in particular Materials Management
  • Experience in managing and leading a team
  • Good administration and numerical skills
  • Works well as a team and works well on own initiatives
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

What's on Offer

  • £40-45,000+package
  • Flexible working
  • Hybrid working
Tom Wowk
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0410

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Supply Chain Management
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Tom Wowk
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0410
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