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Supply Chain & Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   6 September 2018
  • Salary:   £50000/annum
  • Location:   Kent
  • County:   Kent
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   208479762
  • Company:   CV-Library
Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged by a leading company in their field to recruit an experienced Supply & Logistics Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for sales order processing, warehousing, storage and distribution processes for the European businesses. This role comes with excellent benefits including Car Allowance and Private healthcare.

Who you’ll be responsible for
• Export Sales Coordinators
• Warehouse Supervisor and Operatives
• Trade Compliance Coordinator

What you’ll be doing:
• Take ownership of the global supply chain operation for Europe
• Define the supply chain strategy and achieve year on year budgeted improvements in cost productivity
• Oversee the operations of stock control, planning, forecasting and organizing incoming goods
• Maintain and improve operational efficiency levels through on time availability and delivery
• Responsible for co-ordinating matrix style supply chain functions across multiple sites
• Ownership of the supply response to the demand forecast of the Sales and operations planning process
• Manage the MRP (SAP) module of the ERP system to ensure accurate and timely delivery of goods on a UK and Global scale
• Support the Operations Department to meet the production plan and customer orders, ensuring date integrity and MRP message adherence
• Ensure warehousing and logistics processes are aligned in the supply chain to meet customer expectations including the goods inwards management process
• Manage and give clear direction to the team to achieve the department KPIs and expected business results
• Engage with internal stakeholders manage and challenge expectations to support collaboration and functional compliance for a seamless supply chain

Person Specification

• Degree level or equivalent
• Extensive experience in a similar role / providing leadership to a Supply Chain department
• Exposure to a lean manufacturing environment
• Essential: SAP system knowledge, understanding of export sales markets and associated paperwork
Understanding of Trade Compliance

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