Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager

The Role

An opportunity has risen with a reputable manufacturing business based just outside of Scunthorpe who are looking to appoint a Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager.

The business have grown significantly over the last few years and there is great positivity and camaraderie amongst the staff. This role will form a key part of the foundation as the business moved forwards and will contribute significantly to the development of the Supply Chain team. You will be joining a business who are investing significantly into staffing for the future.

The day to day role will include: –

  • To inform, motivate and inspire your direct team, peers and colleagues to achieve the highest standards of supply chain management.
  • Monitor, advise and report on the performance of the materials management system, produce data and measure results against the established standard.
  • To liaise with all staff throughout the organisation to ensure that the Purchasing management system is functioning properly as defined in the procedures and manuals.
  • Support manufacturing managers by focusing on waste reduction and increased efficiency.
  • To manage the suppliers across the group encouraging better payment terms and achieving cost savings with suppliers.
  • To ensure the suppliers are achieving OTIF deliveries and the quality of the product is to standard.
  • To be a key player implementing a new ERP/MRP stock management system.
  • To improve the stock management reporting system whilst the new system is being implemented.
  • To manage stock and inventory levels, increasing stock turns and reducing the amount of stock holding.
  • Through the logistics team under your direct control develop delivery of materials to line-side in line with the principles of a Lean manufacturing environment.
  • To work with internal stakeholders to improve stock accuracy, quality and to reduce costs.
  • To source new suppliers leading to cost savings.

Essential Requirements:

  • To have 5 years’ experience ideally at management level
  • To have worked in a fast-paced manufacturing organization previously ideally from within the same industry.
  • To have proven cost savings and supply chain optimization achievements
  • To have experience in working in a business change environment




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