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Supply Chain & Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   18 September 2018
  • Salary:   £40000 - £60000/annum
  • Location:   Gillingham, Kent
  • County:   Kent
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   208647564
  • Company:   CV-Library
Responsible for sales order processing, warehousing, storage and distribution processes

* Take ownership of the global supply chain operation to satisfy operating requirements and ensure compliance to company policy and legislation

* Define the supply chain strategy and achieve year-on-year budgeted improvements in cost productivity

* Oversee the operations of stock control, planning, forecasting and organising 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

Experience

* Essential: Extensive experience in a similar role / providing leadership to a Supply Chain department

* Desirable: Exposure to a lean manufacturing environment (preferably within the electronics industry)

Knowledge

* Essential: SAP system knowledge, understanding of export sales markets and associated paperwork

* Desirable: Understanding of Trade Compliance

Personal qualities

* Strategic thinker with ability to understand the wider perspective

* Good oral and written communication skills across varying cultures

* High attention to detail

* Organised approach to planning

* Leadership approach to managing people and the department

* A desire to achieve results for the business

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