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Supply Chain Team Leader

Salary: £0

Location: Tamworth

Job type: Contract

Category: Tamworth

Supply Chain Leader - Contract or Permanent, Tamworth Are you looking for the next step in your career? EMBS Engineering are working in partnership with a well known, highly reputable precision engineering specialist that designs and manufactures bespoke, detailed components for a number of high profile industry sectors. Due to increased demands from new and existing customers, our client is seeking an experienced Supply Chain Leader to join their existing team of skilled individuals. As a Supply Chain Leader you will be responsible for the data & forecast management on a day-to-day basis for a defined range of suppliers & those suppliers’ parts to support production operations. In return the client is offering; 6 month contract or permanent position opportunities available Competitive salary - Negotiable depending on experience Hours: Standard 39 hours per week with an early finish on Fridays Key Responsibilities; Lead the supply chain team and build an organised, structured approach to production supply demands Timely ordering, expediting, communicating and negotiating with production material suppliers to ensure the needs of the business are met to support on-time, in full, to cost, customer deliveries.  Manage operations and forecast data on a day-to-day basis for a defined range of suppliers & supplier parts. Setting up of system data to include re-order levels, lead times, review periods, replenishment cycles & forecast entries by being analytical with recent history & forthcoming events & being empowered to challenge suggestions. Interact with internal departments to ensure the successful delivery of product to meet availability & company objectives. To achieve ‘High Availability’ & ‘On Time and In Full’ (OTIF) figures combined with a continuous improvement environment that challenges current practices in order to drive business & customer service improvement whilst controlling the stock values in line with business objectives where a ‘Right First Time’ approach is a way of life. Engaging cross-functional teamwork and effective communication to deliver business goals. Ensuring that product progression is met, reacting to operational issues to maintain planned launch dates with a focus to respond to changes in demand & supply to maintain a commercially responsive flow of goods through active management of the supply chain. Carry out regular forecast and analysis reports to review supply chain demands  To be a part of regular meetings with suppliers and stakeholders to review KPI targets To ensure appropriate stock levels are managed across the various sites to provide the ‘Right Stock’ at the ‘Right Time’. Total responsibility from the start to end of the process for material supply. Provide supplier performance monitoring, identifying and leading improvements for the business. Sucessful candidates will be able to demonstrate; Previous experience working in a supply chain role with knowledge and history, of working in a fast-paced company within both low volume, high variance, and medium volume engineering manufacturing supply environments.  Demonstrable experience of building a team to develop excellent organisation and capacity planning. Experienced ‘release and follow-up background. Understanding of engineering / manufacturing processes such as; casting, forgings, machining, coating, plating etc Ability to address issues proactively and respond to routine issues with minimal direction. Ability to manage all aspects of complex supply chains from end-to-end in a low volume, high variety environment covering different market sectors.  Target driven and organised with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines.  Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Able to chase and confirm lead times with sub-contractors effectively, establishing delivery dates. Computer literate – must have a high level of Excel knowledge, Powerpoint and MRP/ERP systems. Ability to work on your own initiative. Good level of analytical skills. Ability to prioritise and build relationships with key contacts. High accuracy with good attention to detail and ability to spot errors quickly. Flexible when required to support the business needs. Knowledge or understanding of global logistics Proven ability to act calmly under pressure, with clarity of thought, and to lead clear and decisive action.   Experience in analysing and interpreting data. Good commercial awareness. If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a leading precision engineering business that specialises in the manufacture of small to medium sized, complex, safety critical components for a number of market leading OEM's within Automotive & Defence, then please click to apply now or submit your most up to date CV to:  EMBS Engineering is a dedicated talent specialist that partners with some of the UK's most prestigious, advanced, precision engineering companies within the Aerospace, Automotive / Motorsport, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Green, Environmental and FMCG industries. We’ll offer you expert support and advice throughout the process to ensure you select and secure a career-defining role

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