Supply Chain Coordinator

Northwich, Cheshire, England
£22000 - £26000 per annum
10 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Reports to: General Manager
Hours: Permanent position, 45 hours per week, 0700-1630 Mon-Fri
Holiday: 28 days including public holidays
Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 negotiable depending upon experience

This company is a well-established manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive range of high performance packaging and labelling adhesives, based in Northwich, Cheshire.

The company supplies hot melt adhesives to food manufacturers, breweries and contract packers throughout the UK, and labelling wet glues to distilleries, breweries, water bottlers and cider makers.

Position overview
This role involves responsibility for the supervision of the inbound and outbound traffic, managing the buying and delivery process of the company's raw materials and products including placement and delivery of purchase orders.

You will play a lead role in the management of toll manufacturers, manufacturing partners and a third-party warehouse and distribution service provider. Communication (both internal and external) is a key facet of this role, along with a proven ability to manage and motivate a small team to deliver exceptional service levels.

Qualifications and Experience
- Minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role with all aspects of purchasing and logistics covered
- Purchase Management course - CIPS from minimum of Level 4 (preferable but not essential to application)

- Highly motivated, positive, confident and determined disposition
- Ability to manage own and others time and tasks
- Knowledge and experience of managing suppliers and external relationships
- Must be computer literate to a reasonable degree of proficiency
- Proven ability to deliver exceptional results in a fast paced demanding environment
- Practical knowledge of working in an ISO9001 certified business

Key Roles and Responsibilities
- To evaluate new suppliers for suitability and carry out audits where required
- Work with Administration /sales dept. to maintain correct Stocks and product identification for stock control, and ensure purchase pricing is in the ERP system
- To monitor purchase prices and provide detailed reports to include statistics and charts
- Process sales and purchase orders through the MRP system
- To manage the internal stock control system effectively
- To carry out stock checks monthly for own warehouse and manage external warehouse stock checks on monthly basis, investigating and rectifying any anomalies
- Liaise with other departments inc operations, production and sales to manage projects and supply agreements
- Review business processes, evaluate freight costs in and out and look at ways of reducing costs whilst maximizing value to the company
- Motivate and manage the supply chain team to deliver exceptional performance
- Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, identify and resolve supply chain issues