Supply Chain Manager

3 days left

England, Exeter, Devon
£50000 - £60000 per annum
20 Apr 2017
27 Apr 2017
Clive Perry
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a leading global manufacturer is seeking to appoint an experienced and qualified Supply Chain Manager with excellent leadership skills to manage and implement operational strategies.

Essential Functions:

  • Managing current and future demands in close cooperation with production departments and external suppliers
  • Managing teams in related functions including material planning, warehousing, export and import shipping.
  • Ensuring the most economical movement of materials through the supply chain, efficient logistics practices and inventory levels
  • Managing local and centralised procurement, including source selection, performance management and cost out.
  • Aligning material costs and inventory levels with production releases
  • Analysing data and preparing reports
  • Devising and managing physical inventory audit methodology which meets internal and external specifications
  • Ensuring quality of shipping documentation to meet corporate financial and customer specifications
  • Coordinating with central supply chain function
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the plant's SIOP processes


  • Ideally educated to a degree level
  • Engineering background essential
  • CIPS qualified
  • Possessing full knowledge of material planning systems (MRP/ ERP)
  • Thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts
  • Detailed knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma concepts and tools
  • Strong supply chain management and team management experience
  • Ability to lead cross-functional process improvement teams within a large, international organisation

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