Planning and Supply Chain Manager

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Immingham
Salary
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
13 Jan 2021
Closes
10 Feb 2021
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
THE OPPORTUNITY

This is an opportunity for you to join a specialist manufacturing company as their Planning and Supply Chain Manager, based from their modern production facility in Immingham. Operating as part of a wider group of companies, this business is long-established and develops innovative and quality products that meet customer needs on a national and international scale.

Your role as Planning and Supply Chain Manager will see you managing every stage of the supply chain from processing customer orders to delivery of the final products. You will be the central focus of communication between departments and will utilise MRP to plan and track the end to end supply chain.

THE DUTIES

As the company's Planning and Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for managing and motivating a team to ensure excellent customer service is delivered. You will promote a culture of continuous improvement and work to develop new systems that improve customer service, minimise risk and maximise performance. You will bring a resilient and determined approach, with an enthusiastic manner and an excellent aptitude for systems.

Your duties will include:

Ensuring customer orders are reviewed for material requirements and production capacity

Consolidating and updating forecasts to ensure accurate stock levels are maintained

Determining packaging and raw materials needed to cover production demand and ensuring purchases are delivered within required timescales

Planning and prioritising operations to ensure maximum performance, minimum delay and cost efficiency

Negotiating prices, contracts and lead times while developing new and existing supplier relationships

Monitoring production tasks to ensure they will finish on time and within deadlines

Managing working capital by minimising excess stock while ensuring the required supply of products

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

This is a permanent contract working within a secure and well-established business.

The salary on offer will be dependent on your level of experience.

WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED?

To be shortlisted for the position of Planning and Supply Chain Manager you will need to bring:

Comprehensive experience of working in supply chain management

A recognised business, supply chain or planning qualification

In-depth knowledge of MRP systems and reporting systems

Strong negotiating and purchasing skills

A flexible approach to working hours and job content

Excellent managerial skills with the ability to lead and motivate a team

Ideally, you will also come from a manufacturing sector background and have working knowledge of ERP systems.

NEXT STEPS

Please apply for this role and your application will go directly to Katie Newton, who is leading the search for this role. You can also contact her directly on (phone number removed) or send her an email to (url removed)

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