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Supply Chain & Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   16 November 2020
  • Salary:   £40000 - £50000/annum benefits
  • Location:   Verwood
  • County:   Dorset
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212757739
  • Company:   CV-Library
Basic Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Pension
Health scheme
Lunchtime finish on Fridays
Dorset based
Are you looking for an opportunity to join an evolving engineering business that can offer you long-term stability in the current market? They are a leading designer and manufacturer of a range of high-tech engineering equipment that is used globally. They are looking for a strong manager to take ownership of both the supply chain and logistics departments, taking a strategic approach.  

Everything they manufacture is low volume and high value; everything is built as one-offs. You will be responsible for managing a change in their buying profile and creating a robust supply chain, identifying new suppliers and securing supplier agreements to achieve savings. You will also take ownership of logistics and warehousing, making this not just a supply chain role but a Supply Chain & Logistics Manager. You will have 5 direct reports across departments and be part of the Senior Leadership Team and giving your departments a vision to deliver the company objectives.

The Candidate: Supply Chain & Logistics Manager

The successful candidate will be positive and confident in their ability, a self-motivated decision maker, and will have most of the following skills and experience:

Experience of international shipping and logistics.
Strategic supply chain experience.
You may have work experience in one of the above and a qualification in the other – if that’s you then do apply! 
Previously worked within an engineering manufacturing environment.
ERP experience.
CIPS Level 4/5 qualified.
To be commutable to the office you could live in or near one of the following locations: Bournemouth, Poole, Southampton, Wimborne, Christchurch, the New Forest, Ringwood, Fordingbridge

Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That’s why our engineering consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates. We actively recruit at all levels from Board level down to Graduates, Engineering and Design Leadership right through to graduate Engineering and Manufacturing roles, as well as Technical Sales & Sales Leadership. 

This is a superb opportunity for any Supply Chain or Logistics Manager looking to work for a reputable engineering organisation.

Required skills • Manufacturing • International Shipping • Logistics • Supply Chain • Leadership

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