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Head Of Material Management

Salary: £45,000

Location: PL1

Job type: Contract

Category: Management

Exciting opportunity to join a market leader in its field has just become available; we are seeking an experienced supply chain processional to head up the Material Management function. The successful applicant will manage a team of supply chain inventory controller/buyers to ensure demand and planning to optimise the use of manufacturing capacity to best meet the needs of the customers and the business. Initially this role id offered on a fixed 12 month contract but may be extended or a permanent position could become available. Main Duties: * Interrogate data for the demand of products to enable the development of the manufacturing schedule and to review as required. * Check and advise any master data issues. * Ensure a weekly plan is issued to the shop floor that is clean of any materials issues. * Understand the value stream capacity plan and model the effects of future demand. * Take an active role in the continuous improvement process both within the plant and across all supply chain activity. * Build stability and sustainability within the manufacturing plan. * Provide daily back order updates to the Supply Chain Director. * Build stability and sustainability within the manufacturing plan. * Provide daily back order updates to the Supply Chain Director. About You As the Head of Material Management you will be able to bring the below: * Experience in managing a team, including coaching, 1-1's and appraisals * A strong background in forecasting experience, gained within fast-moving multi SKU environment * Microsoft Office Skills- Intermediate to Advanced * Experience of dealing with demand forecast management and resource planning software. * Understand relationships between supplier performance, lead time, inventory level and availability Education / Qualifications: * CIPS qualified or equivalent preferred * Proven experience in a similar role (preferable). * Use of computer systems including MRP, MPS, and Excel. * Negotiation Skills. If you have the experience and skills detailed above, and are currently looking for a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below

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