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Job Title

Supply Chain Manager

Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£45,000 to £55,000 per annum
LocationsSouthern Wales, Wales
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted18 October 2018

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Supply Chain Manager Job, Permanent Position, Based near Cardiff, salary of £45,000 to £55,000 plus benefits

Your new company:

This is a really exciting opportunity to join a globally recognised manufacturing business based close to Cardiff, as a Supply Chain Manager.

Your new role:

You will required to formulate and maintain a comprehensive, robust and cohesive business wide Strategic Sourcing Plan. You will assist with the management of strategic and high spend suppliers and, in conjunction with the Senior Buyer, oversee Specialist and Commodity suppliers. You will also ensure the Planning process is aligned to ensure customer needs are met while aligning the need to run a modern, safe production facility. You and your team will ensure parts and materials are purchased at the most competitive pricing taking into consideration total acquisition costs, targeting non-value adding processes such as administration, stock holding and packaging.

Additionally, you will lead key suppliers annual negotiations, supplying relevant market data, historical and current statistics and any other pertinent information to assist in achieving cost downs. You will work closely with Customer Services/CI to ensure Supplier related concerns are addressed in a timely manner and actively seeking root cause analysis to prevent re-occurrence. You will ensure there are measurements in place for supplier performance and material flow through the factory via Supplier Delivery metrics, PI counts, aged Inventory control and barcode scan metrics etc. You will subsequently take necessary measured actions should shortfall in metrics arise.

What you'll need to succeed:

CIPS Qualification at Level 5 or above with a strong understanding of industry Best Practice. You will boast strong working knowledge of Supply Chain end to end processes and have knowledge of systemised planning processes. You will have previous experience from within a similar role in manufacturing industry, and experience of working across international borders will be advantageous. Strong leadership and people management is essential as is experience from within a regulated, process driven environment. You will be able to travel both within the UK and abroad for supplier visits when needed and will be flexible to work hours outside of normal hours when needed to meet business demands.

What you'll get in return:

A salary up to £55k plus a generous benefits package.

What you need to do now:

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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