Senior Supply Chain Co-ordinator

From £40,000 - Swavesey

Posted: 23rd, Oct 2021

Reference N°: 42318

Type: Permanent

The minimum salary offered for this position is £40,000 pa however the client may pay up to £40,000 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

Our client is well established company that manufactures technologies that are utilised within robotics and automated production machinery. They are currently going through a strong period of growth and are looking to employ a Senior Supply Chain Co-ordinator to join their team.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is looking to put their own stamp on a department and set up various new supply chain processes.

The Role

The successful candidate will be required to plan and manager the flow of materials from suppliers, through the facility and delivery to customer.

Duties include:

Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies

Negotiation of purchase prices / contracts and supply agreements

Sourcing of new materials, packaging and suppliers.

Work closely with other departments to ensure the seamless introduction of new products.

Monitoring and managing suppliers, taking actions as required to maximise supplier Quality, Cost and Delivery.

Managing the Purchasing function, raising Purchase Orders as required.

Management of Purchasing Assistant

Ensure materials are sourced in full and aligned to production schedules and

customer requirements

Maintain stock rotation in stores

Manage inventory risk and ensure that contingency plans are in place

To collate and manage incoming sales / customer demand to deliver and communicate production plans.

Produce production paperwork as required

Measure and report on achievement against the production plan

Analysis of production capacity against requirements & sales forecasts, highlighting any potential issues and suggesting solutions.

Conduct daily meetings to keep track of production schedules, notifying sales of any potential delays or issues with customer orders

Take overall responsibility for obsolete parts process and ensure business

is left with minimum liability and minimal waste

Develop the company ERP system in all areas of the Supply Chain, ensuring data integrity and accuracy of reporting

Provide cover for the Production Manager when required

The Candidate

At least 3 years supply chain management experience within a manufacturing environment

Ability to manage own projects

Experience in using an ERP systems and ability to forecast

Experienced in working with suppliers, negotiating on contracts, pricing, agreements etc

Good attention to detail, with a desire to maintain and improve standards

The Package

Offering a salary between £40,000 to £45,000 depending on experience and qualifications. A higher salary might for candidates with exceptional experience.

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