Supply Chain Manager

Michael Page
31 Aug 2021
30 Sep 2021
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Michael Page are currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Manager
  • For a leading manufacturing business in Derbyshire

About Our Client

My client is a leading manufacturing business based in Derbyshire

Job Description

Main role and responsibilities:

  • Strong Health and Safety mindset
  • Ability to develop and implement safety guidelines in all aspects of the supply chain
  • Ensure supply chain processes meet legal requirements and standards
  • Previous experience as a supply chain manager and 5 to 10 years of team leadership experience
  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain processes including a good working knowledge of SAP. SAP materials management (MM) warehouse management (WM) and extended warehouse management (EWM) essential. Desirable to have a good working knowledge of SAP Production planning, detailed scheduling (PPDS)
  • SAP Production planning knowledge of work centres and routings
  • Experience of planning people and machines
  • Leading a team of logistics, planners, material controllers and demand planners
  • Good working experience of production IT MES systems / IT competent
  • Previous experience in project managing and delivering change projects with IT and infrastructure
  • Budget planning, business plan development and close involvement with finance
  • Good logistics experience of inbound and outbound goods along with production logistics (line feeding)
  • Experience of dealing with material handling fleet, managing 3rd party relationships
  • Good understanding of external suppliers indirect and direct
  • Development of employees and teams
  • Previous experience of working in a matrix organisation
  • Experience of running a S&OP process and functional collaboration
  • Inventory management and experience of managing 3rd party audits
  • Budgeting, forecasting and cost centre management
  • Ability to analyse supply chain data and performance and continuously improve the results

The Successful Applicant

Candidate Requirements

  • Knowledge and experience with 6 Sigma
  • Bachelors Degree (College or university degree, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering is desirable) or APICS CPIM or CSCP National Certification
  • Or minimum of eight to ten years of supply chain or related experience
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Develop and deploy creative / original solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to establish and monitor policies and guidelines
  • Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures
  • Solid product knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • Experience in inventory management and control, purchasing, parts distribution and/or supply chain/logistics is required.
  • Experience in information technology, supply chain logistics, global purchasing, operations and / or quality is desired.

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

  Ref Code: MPYCJN082021-3559010Z

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