Main Job Details

Sector

Logistics/Purchasing

Location

Maidstone

Job Type

Supply Chain

Employment Type

Permanent

Salary

Salary dependant on experience

Supply Chain Manager

Full Job Description

A Supply Chain Leader is required to join a company with impressive plans into 2018 and beyond.

* To provide Strategic and Operational leadership to a fully integrated Supply Chain function within the business. Specifically leading the sales and operations planning, production control, customer service, procurement, materials control and internal / external logistics processes to achieve the Company business plan goals.
* To put in place an industry leading team for the Supply Chain department that can support the needs of the Business Plan including planned growth and profit objectives.
* To engage fully with the Senior Leadership Team both in terms of representing and leading the Supply Chain Function and in contributing to the business planning process.
* To develop and maintain appropriate management information through the policy deployment framework to be able to manage the department's performance.
* To be a leader for improvement activities through The Company Continuous Improvement Processes.
* To support the Operations Director and the Operations team in achieving collective objectives against the business plan.
* To deputise for the Operations Director when required.
* To build strong customer relationships at a senior level within our major customers.
* To lead the on-going development of our ERP system and, in particular, the continuous improvement of our Production Schedule and MRP.
* To ensure that all business areas where supply chain operate are proactively managed in terms of health, safety and environment.
* A comprehensive understanding of the manufacturing and engineering environment
* A minimum of 4 years' demonstrated experience of leadership in a supply chain / manufacturing operations environment
* Bachelor level qualification in an Engineering or Business discipline, an equivalent relevant professional qualification or equivalent relevant industrial experience
* Extensive experience in ERP systems, improving MRP and production scheduling.
* A thorough knowledge of Purchasing techniques and deployment of purchasing strategy.
* Experience of stock control and lean logistics.
* The ability to deal with customers and suppliers at all levels professionally; inspiring confidence, trust and respect.

If feel you can meet the specified aspects of the role and are seeking to join a progressive, growing and exciting business please apply today with an up to date CV and an indication of your expected salary level.

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Main Job Details

Sector

Logistics/Purchasing

Location

Maidstone

Job Type

Supply Chain

Employment Type

Permanent

Salary

Salary dependant on experience

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