Supply Chain Manager

Location
Runcorn
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
10 Nov 2016
Closes
08 Dec 2016
Ref
LS-SCHmanpermRUNKI
Contact
Lucy Stokes
Contract Type
Full Time
A blue chip FMCG manufacturer with multiple UK site is now seeking a Supply Chain Manager for their manufacturing plant in the Runcorn / Warrington area. Reporting to the Site Manager and part of the site Senior Management team, the successful Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for the end to end function, encompassing delivery of raw materials; planning of production, materials and transport; controlling and storing of material inventory and dispatch of customer orders.

The successful Supply Chain Manager will have previous experience within an FMCG Manufacturing environment (food, pharma, personal care); with proven experience of managing, developing and leading a supply chain team across multiple functions. Planning is a key part of this position, therefore you will have strong understanding of the S&OP process. You will ideally have experience of SAP.

Key responsibilities of the Supply Chain Manager include:

- - Promote customer and supplier relationships targeted at improving lead-time, quality and delivery performance as well as reducing cost
- - Develop business systems to meet and exceed critical paths
- - Prepare, review and issue the monthly supply chain reporting suite
- - Ensure supply is maintained in line with the business and customer requirements
- - Manage the ERP system to create valid MPS & MRP information systems
- - Support functional goals and initiatives, through KPI performance measures
- - Identify forecast demands and trends to facilitate accurate and timely manufacturing plans/ procurement needs
- - Manage and control inventory levels of both finished goods and raw materials to be within agreed parameters and maintain accurate stock levels
- - Ensure warehouses are operated under best practice principles, including employee safety and GMP
- - Integrate R&D opportunities and NPD launches into the supply chain
- - Evaluate the resources, training and development of the supply chain team
- - Identify, support and contribute to the site profit improvement programme
- - Participate within and provide support to the broader operational team
- - Management of the supply chain cost centre budget process

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