Supply Chain Manager

Cumbria Permanent £44,000 - £55,000
  • Excellent opportunity to join a specialist global manufacturing organisation
  • End-to-end Supply Chain Management position

About Our Client

Our client is a specialist global polymer manufacturer based in Allerdale, Cumbria.

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a global polymer manufacturing organisation based in Allerdale, Cumbria.

The Supply Chain Manager will develop the plant procurement strategy to ensure availability of quality materials and services to comply with all Supply Chain requirements, whilst owning & driving the cost reduction program; Produce the production schedule; Manage any production variances; Managing the continuity of supply of goods and services; And manage product life-cycle (product introduction and phasing out) in accordance with policy and procedures
Negotiate, draft, implement, and manage supplier contracts and service level agreements.You will also implement and optimise effective inventory management strategies; Manage the inventory of both raw materials and finished goods; Support management of warehouse and logistic; Closely work with internal key partners; Draft and Implement Procurement and Supply Chain policies, procedures and initiatives; Conduct supplier and subcontractor analysis, evaluate potential new suppliers, and manage the overall supplier qualification process; Monitor & review metrics to manage the supplier performance; Conduct and manage supplier audits; Pro-actively participate in the customer relationship management process; And ensure optimal use of SAP MRP functionality.

You will also be involved in areas of risk management, change management and continuous improvement.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have extensive experience within Supply Chain Management with strengths in procurement / purchasing and driving cost reductions with suppliers. You will also have direct experience

Ideally you will have a Bachelors degree or CIPS (level 6), and experience working with ERP systems.

You will also be familiar with dangerous goods and hazardous substance purchasing requirements.

What's on Offer

You will receive a competitive salary, 25 days holidays, flexible working policy, performance related bonus, salary sacrifice pension matching up to 9%, health care cash plan and a range of flexible benefits

Darren Moore
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+44 161 829 0353

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Supply Chain Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Consultant name
Darren Moore
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0353
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