Supply Chain Manager

  • Location

    Kent, England

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Inside Out Purchasing & Supply

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  • Duration:

    Ongoing (Perm)

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Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged to recruit a Supply Chain Manager for a leading manufacturing company based in Kent. This role comes with excellent benefits including car allowance.

Applicants Must have :

* Proven end to end Supply Management experience preferably with an aerospace background.
* Able to demonstrate experience of proactive problem solving.
* Excellent people manager
* Experience using MRP systems.
* Successfully managing warehousing and group logistics.
* Experienced in optimising inventories

The Role :

Responsible for a team of warehouse operatives and supply chain team.

Provide operational support and guidance to ensure maximum productivity, including improvements in stock accuracy and delivery of product OTIF.

Coach, train and mentor supply chain employees in industry standard best practices.

Foster excellent interdepartmental relationships in order to close operational gaps and continuously improve internal processes.

Prepare and submit relevant SCM reports; ie Inventory, Stock Accuracy, OTIF and present to SMT as required.

Create SCM strategies that support the long-term strategic direction of the business as well as the appropriate tactical deployment actions.

Optimize all warehousing functions; introduce barcoding, Kardex etc.

Responsible for all aspects of product storage, handling and distribution.

Working with the wider business to develop forecasts in order to enable the optimisation of inventory levels.

Able to work collaboratively with sister divisions in order create best benefits on items such as logistics spend.