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Posted: 85 days ago   Expired

Supply Chain Manager

Salary: £70,000

Location: Wakefield

Job type: Permanent

Category: Wakefield Management

Are you good at leading people within a supply chain function? Do you have rounded experience covering buying, planning, warehousing and transport? This could be the role for you!  Our client are an established and successful manufacturer near Wakefield seeking an experienced Supply Chain Manager. This role will cover buying (a spend of circa £7m) planning (mostly Excel focused and relatively manual) warehouse (goods in and good out with a sizeable stockholding) and transport (some of their own fleet, but utilising 3PL providers too) and be responsible for a headocunt of around 30 people. They are looking for a confident leader of people who can get better performance out of their existing team through effective training and management. This an opportunity to really own the role and make a significant contribution to the ongoing success of a friendly company: In return the business offers a competitive basic plus generous bonuses and a good level of autonomy. Supply Chain Manager - Role and Responsibilities - Buying, Production Planning, Material Control, Warehousing, Transport, Logistics - Plan and implement the overall supply chain strategy and determine key supply chain KPIs - Collaborate with Sales, Operations, and Customer Service teams - Suggest solutions for process improvements - Identify bottleneck and implement solutions in a timely manner - Train and mentor members of the supply chain team - Build and maintain excellent relationships with vendors - Identify new sources for required goods and evaluate - Visit key suppliers wherever necessary to ensure the company gets the best service Supply Chain Manager - Skills and Abilities - Buying, Production Planning, Material Control, Warehousing, Transport, Logistics - At least 5 years operating at Supply Chain Manager level - Experience working with ERP/MRP systems - Critical thinker - Great interpersonal skills Supply Chain Manager, Buying, Production Planning, Material Control, Warehousing, Transport, Logistics If you think this is for you please do apply now


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