Supply Chain Manager

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    Training & development

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  • Salary:

    £35k - 45k per year + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Fraser Nibbs

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  • Contact phone:

    07947 342669

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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The company are a distributor of specialist plastic materials and are looking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager to coordinate the distribution network with the 3PLs. The Supply Chain Manager will need experience of working for a plastics/materials/packaging/chemical distributor in a similar position.

The Supply Chain Manager duties will include:

  • Arrange regular meetings with 3PLs to review performance, set objectives and set key parameters, including base fuel costs and, if appropriate, incentives to reward good performance.
  • Meet with alternative 3PL service providers and, subject to suitability, establish their cost competitiveness.
  • Support the development of Quality systems by analysing cases raised for 3PLS and identifying and implementing parameters that can improve OTIF and minimise NCRs.
  • Reconcile inventory records with 3PLs, where appropriate investigate and resolve any discrepancies that arise in a timely manner.
  • Resolve quality issues affecting customers promptly, where necessary arranging collections investigations and if necessary, liaising with insurers.
  • Support activities including packaging waste regulations declarations, HMRC audits and insurance inspections at 3PLs.

The Supply Chain Manager will have:

  • Experience in a logistics environment
  • People management experience.
  • Experience of inventory management & reporting
  • Experience of managing 3PLs
  • Experience in stock reconciliation

To apply for the Supply Chain Manager position, please forward your current CV to

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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