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Supply Chain Manager - Inside IR35

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A leading manufacturing business based in Lancashire are looking for a Supply Chain Manager to join their team for an initial 3-6 month contract with the potential for extension. You will lead a team of planners responsible for maximising inventory availability by working closely with suppliers and expediting materials to drive OTIF. You will work cross functionally with key stakeholders internally to develop an S&OP process and be drive CI 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: CONTRACTOR

Specialism: Procurement & Supply Chain

Focus: Supply Chain

Industry: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Salary: £450 - £550 per day

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Lancashire

Job Reference: O91HHB-04FE9824

Date posted: 04 June 2024

Consultant: Susannah Meadows

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