Supply Chain Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50k - 60k per year + 10% bonus family medical

  • Contact:

    Scott McIntee

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446180

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Due to continued growth this international manufacturer of products supplied into a variety of industries including medical, electronics and automotive are looking for a Supply Chain Manager.

The purpose of this role is to develop, implement and oversee an effective integrated Supply Chain incorporating: customer order placement; raw materials ordering; goods receiving; on-site and off-site warehouse storage; production planning and scheduling; and finished goods despatch

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure effective interface with key customers to ensure an efficient supply chain from raw materials planning through to finished goods delivery
  • Ensure that effective systems are in place for the storage, movement and recording of raw materials, W.I.P/ inventory management, and finished goods despatch
  • Manage the planning & scheduling of all manufacturing activities to maximise production yield and ensure delivery and sales targets are met
  • Manage the various types of recycling and waste disposal ensuring compliance with legislation and Company policies and procedures
  • Ensure that appropriate materials handling equipment is provided for the Site to ensure that operations can run effectively
  • Review and update the methods we use in our approach to all Logistical activities and Customer Services
  • Support Sales team in addressing all customer enquires effectively including with direct customer contact when necessary
  • Manage contracts and leases with hauliers, equipment and warehousing providers to ensure compliance with service level agreements and budgets
  • Interface with Company Purchasing team to ensure that raw materials and packaging suppliers meet required standards of service
  • Manage areas of responsibility to ensure that they meet ISO9001 standards and comply with all health, safety and environmental responsibilities
  • Develop an integrated cross-functional Supply Chain team who are motivated and engaged to continually improved the Logistical operations of the business

Key requirements:

  • Ideally degree qualified (desirable not essential)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management or CILT qualification
  • At least 5 years experience in a logistics management role within a manufacturing logistics environment
  • Senior management experience effecting strategic change
  • Knowledge of transportation, warehousing and production planning
  • MRP management and use
  • People management with clear expectation and objective setting

Personal Attributes:

  • Problem solving and proactive approach.
  • Goal driven
  • Effective communicator at all levels
  • Committed, focused
  • Assertive and adaptable with good interpersonal skills

You are likely to be currently working as a Supply Chain Manager or a Logistics Manager in a manufacturing logistics environment.

Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this attractive Supply Chain Manager / Logistics Manager role.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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