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Supply Chain Manager

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A leading manufacturing business based in Lancashire are looking for a Supply Chain Manager to join their team. As Supply Chain Manager you will lead a team of planners and be responsible for maximising inventory availability by working closely with key suppliers and expediting materials to drive OTIF. You will work cross functionally with key stakeholders internally to develop an S&OP process and be responsible for spearheading continuous improvement activities across supply chain.

About the role:

  • Engage with suppliers to ensure timely and cost-effective replenishment of materials and products. Identify issues which may impact delivery schedules and work collaboratively with suppliers to drive OTIF
  • Manages the process of analysing customer forecasts and trends for materials to determine feasibility of forecasted requirements. Reviews and reports forecast models that reflect customer requirements for submission to appropriate internal departments for procurement
  • Manages aged and excess inventory visibility, root cause, and corrective actions.
  • Oversight of assigned engagements of team, to ensure all model metrics and measurements are being met and appropriate reporting requirements are adhered to according to contractual terms and conditions
  • Engage with key stakeholders to develop a robust S&OP process

About the person:

  • Ideally degree qualified or overseas equivalent
  • Previous experience working at management/ team leader level managing a supply chain team
  • Strong supplier management and inventory control experience
  • The ability to drive change in a positive manner

To apply for the role please send your CV to susannah.meadows@robertwalters.com

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Procurement & Supply Chain

Focus: Supply Chain

Industry: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + + car

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Lancashire

Job Reference: 6OWYK1-77DCBBAE

Date posted: 30 May 2024

Consultant: Susannah Meadows

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