Supply Chain Manager

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
26 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Responsible for a team of up to 18 people.

Responsible for the consolidation of Global Forecasts, MPS, Vendor Scheduling and EPD/NPD implementation in the Nottingham factory.

The role requires close working relationships with other senior Supply roles i.e. UK Planning and Logistics Manager, Site Lead\Operations Managers, Purchasing Managers.

Client Details

The client, a Manufacturing and Production business with a base in Nottingham, is recruiting a Supply Chain Manager. The client is world renowned business in its particular field, supply Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies. Boasting sites all over the planet, they are in a position to offer unrivalled development and progression which can look like whatever the particular person requires.


The role of the Supply Chain Manager will include:

To optimise the effectiveness of the Nottingham Planning and Customer Service team; support the team through the sites transformation and lead the team through the changes required

To monitor and report on customer service issues of manufacturing relating to internal and external customers

To build excellent relationships with external customers through delivery against commitments

Ensure optimal stock levels are maintained for finished goods without affecting customer service

Analyse packing and manufacturing requirements, and operational issues to create a rough cut capacity manufacturing plan

Ensure the data generated by the Planning and Customer Service teams is robust and accurate to ensure the site takes the correct strategic decisions

Work collaboratively with the UK Planning and Logistics Manager to determine and implement the requirements of the Sales & Operation Plan

Ensuring the factory plans are achievable using Master Production Schedules and co-ordination of vendor scheduling

Achieving launch dates for Existing Product Development and New Product Development projects


The Successful applicant for the role of Supply Chain Manager will have:

Significant site operational planning experience, preferably in an FMCG environment

Detailed knowledge of SAP (hands on use and implementation)

Detailed knowledge of sales forecast processes & system

Detailed knowledge of planning processes eg SNP\JDE\SAP

Knowledge of MRP, MRPII and Sales & Operation Planning

Graduate calibre with brand experience of Planning\Supply, Logistics and ability to deal with complex issues with customers on a Global basis through effective communication

Detailed knowledge of materials resource planning

Job Offer

A very competitive salary and benefits package is on offer.

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