Supply Chain Manager

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + Company Pension, performance bonus
07 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Supply Chain Manager

The Supply Chain Manager of this customer focused company within the home improvements and renewables sector, will be responsible for the delivery of distribution, purchasing and customer support. The Supply Chain Manager creates a supportive, collaborative environment where a united and focused team has the motivation, capacity, capability and opportunity to work across the business to execute the business plan, learn and develop professionally and personally, and succeed in safety. You will be responsible for 16 staff within this highly successful SME, manage 40 key suppliers (and in the region of 200 global suppliers), with a stock holding value of GBP1.4 Million.

Supplier management: to ensure management of the supply chain by nurturing the relationships with our suppliers so that they are the best they can be, that communication is consistent and reliable and that stock control risks are mitigated to contribute to 100% OTIF inbound target
Distribution: to deliver high customer satisfaction at optimal stockholding for the best balance between customer demand and working capital whilst maximising operational process efficiency delivering on time in full outbound deliveries and engineers' field service visits to our customers

To optimise warehousing space and stock turnover whilst ensuring the execution of distribution strategies so that capacity develops sustainably and safely as we grow
Promote a positive and inclusive HS&E company culture, ensure that an HS&E policy is in place adhering to regulatory compliance & standards
To ensure purchasing is conducted in a collaborative and professional manner, that our network of key supplier relationships is maintained and developed and to deliver annual cost savings to meet the agreed expectations of the business
To monitor and report on key supply chain relationships, highlighting potential risks and proposing mitigating strategiesQualifications, Experience & Skills:

Motivational leader with a track record of developing people and driving performance
Experience with transport, logistics and warehousing practices is essential
Strong negotiation and persuasive skills are necessary, especially in dealing with external stakeholders
Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and inform others
Must be highly motivated and energetic with an ability to operate in a dynamic work environment with changing priorities
Purchasing /procurement (e.g. CIPS) qualification is desirable
Health and safety qualification such as IOSH advantageous
Solution-focussed with ability to find simple answers to complex problems
Experience with production processes and lean continuous improvement is desirable
Business management experience and qualifications are beneficial (e.g. such as MBA) Benefits:

Growing company with a clear vision and purpose
Individual Performance Related Bonus up to 2% of salary
Up to 3% matched pension contributions
23 days holiday (rising to 28 with tenure) plus bank holidays
Full induction and ongoing training and development opportunities
Regular appraisals and coaching
Company Summer and Christmas Parties
Customer Service Recognition Scheme
Recruitment referral Scheme
10% membership discount for LED leisure
Long Service Awards
Institute of Customer Service Distinction
IIP accredited for over 15 years

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