Career Level Manager
* The company is a leading manufacturer of sustainable packaging including plastic and rigid paperboard, offering packaging solutions to the industrial, consumer and healthcare markets. Who are looking for a Supply Chain Manager to join their team paying up to £60,000pa depending on experience.
Supply Chain Manager
Job role of the Supply Chain Manager:
Capacity Management of demand through Sales and Operations Planning
Review and authorize production schedules for shop floor use
Development of existing supply chain processes and procedures
Balance customer demand with supply using MRP logic
Stock build management for seasonal business
Maintain and improve Bill of Material accuracy
Maintain inventory stock at business plan levels
Resolving booking and system process flow issues
Control working capital by optimal planning of inventory
Develop relationships between Customer Service, Sales Managers and Production area
Analysis of supply chain issues
Order of direct and indirect materials
Warehouse management of on-site and off-site inventory and FLT contract
Allocating and managing staff resources according to business demand
Managing staff training and discipline issues
Responsible for inbound and outbound logistics operations, such as transportation, warehouse, safety and logistics quality management
Work with purchasing to understand opportunities to eliminate cost through consignment stock and substitute materials
A proactive problem-solving approach to supply chain management issues, with an ability to resolve using IT systems.
Prepare for and chair daily morning Supply Chain meeting
Maintain and issue weekly and monthly KPI’s for the business
Weekly commitment meeting to confirm plans, line change over’s, and crewing rosters for the following 3 weeks.
Prepare customer stock and label ordering requirements information
Confident presenting supply chain performance to customers
Personal Attributes of the Supply Chain Manager:
Must have strong initiative and enthusiasm
Excellent customer focus required
Strong leader of people
Be able to demonstrate ability to deliver results and desire to succeed
Analytical, with a key eye for detail
Able to get the task done, with flexible approach.
Must be an excellent team player with good interpersonal skills able to communicate at all levels.
Qualifications & Knowledge:
IOS – The Institute of Supply Chain Management
APICS – Certified Supply Chain Professional
CIPS – The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
Skills & Experience:
At least 3 years’ experience of planning in a fast-moving manufacturing environment.
Excellent computer skills with experience in Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word.
Experience of Email is essential.
Previous experience & understanding of planning systems – MPS & MRPll
Customer focused and results driven
Previous experience of an MRP system (Ideally Oracle)
Experience of planning multiple production lines would be a distinct advantage
Experience of fast moving, Make-To-Order environment. Managing Ambiguity / Late Change
Management of people including Goal setting and Discipline
£56,000 – £60,000pa depending on experience plus 7.5 % bonus
If you feel you have the right skill set and attributes for this role and that it’s the challenge you are looking then please contact us on a confidential basis: (phone number removed) or apply via the website