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£60000 - £70000 per annum
July 28, 2020

About the role

Our client, an international manufacturing business with multiple sites throughout the world, seek to appoint a Supply Chain Manager to lead activities that drive down inventory and lead times whilst improving on time delivery. As Supply Chain Manager you will introduce new tools and processes to develop the overall supply chain capability of different factory teams. You will be of degree calibre with a long history within supply chain management for manufacturing businesses. Although you will liaise with purchasing departments you will have little to do with direct procurement. It is important that you have a full and thorough grasp of ERP systems, expected lead times for both suppliers and customers, and production scheduling.

Supply Chain Manager – Role and Responsibilities – ERP / Manufacturing / Production Scheduling

* Functionally lead the supply-chain teams across multiple plants
* Lead root cause analysis and continuous improvement actions around OTD to drive plant performance
* Lead inventory modelling, reporting and action plans
* Implement strategic supply chain improvement tools to manage the inventory reduction, OTD improvement, slow and non-moving stock provision and customer lead-time
* Support Supplier development teams in lean supplier development activity (e.g. use of SMED to reduce batch sizes)
* Work in close collaboration with the lean community to embed lean supply-chain including responsibility for the implementation of lean supermarkets in plants

Supply Chain Manager – Skills and Abilities – ERP / Manufacturing / Production Scheduling

* Educated to degree level or with appropriate work place experience/qualification
* Experience with and sound knowledge of manufacturing supply-chain and Lean methodology
* Ability to teach others effectively. Trainer skills certification preferred
* Strong data analysis and capture skills. ERP subject matter expert
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proven presentation skills, including use of common tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
* Ability to engage a cross-functional team towards a desired outcome. Previous experience coordinating complex projects successfully

Supply Chain Manager, ERP, Manufacturing, Production Scheduling

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