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Supply Chain Manager

Posted on Jul 3, 2019 by CV-Library

Rainham, Kent, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£45k - £55k Annual
Are you an experienced Supply Chain Manager with experience of supply chains within the engineering / manufacturing sectors? Are you looking for a new full-time opportunity? Would you be keen to join a company with a globally renowned reputation?

If the answer is yes this could be an ideal opportunity for you. The successful applicant will join our client's thriving lift & escalator division in a management role where you will be responsible for a buyer and the supply chain.

Essential Requirements

* Proven experience in a supply chain management role is essential

* Experience in SAP or an equivalent business management and stock control system

* IT Literate and competent user of Microsoft packages (Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

* The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated, driven, methodical, numerate, organised, punctual, assertive, professional, personable, numerate and resourceful.

* Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).

* Analytical with excellent attention to detail.

* Excellent time management, multitasking skills and ability to meet deadlines set.

* Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative.

* Excellent business sense, commercial awareness and negotiation skills.

* Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team.

Package Details

* £45-55k starting salary DoE

* Annual Bonus package - to be discussed at final interview

* Company car or allowance

* Company pension scheme plus other excellent, flexible benefits


* Manage supply chain ensuring stock levels are maintained

* Ensure suppliers orders are produced to cost, design, and quality controls and delivered on time.

* Co-ordinate with the factory to ensure orders are assembled efficiently, too schedule and required standards.

* Work with sales team on scheduling of production of stock and bespoke projects to ensure timely deliveries.

* Analysis costs to ensure profit margins are maintained.

* Process all new suppliers, assemblies, purchase orders and deliveries into the business management system.

* Keep business management system updated with all stock control and process requirements.

* Analysis sales to adjust minimum stock holding.

* Work with design team on new and existing products to ensure cost, quality and production controls are in place.

* National travel will be required minimum 2 days on weekly basis to factory and suppliers.

* International travel may be required.

* Understand and comply with all relevant company policies.

* Advanced scheduling and project management skills for planning complex product delivery.

* 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably with a background in bespoke products for construction.

* A pragmatic, can do attitude who quickly finds solutions.

* Experience in managing a diverse team in a fast-paced environment.

* An understanding of materials, production and assembly processes.

* Must be approachable and not afraid to meet new people.

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

Reference: 210338859