Supply Chain Manager

09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity to join a well established company based in the heart of Newbury. Our client is looking for a Supply Chain Manager to join their team on a 6-10 weeks temporary basis starting ASAP and offering a yearly salary of £28,899.

As the Supply Chain Manager you will be required to ensure timely sourcing of products and accessories from our parent company in China. Monitor and forecast stock & inventory levels to maintain optimum supply availability. Track shipping, liaise with freight forwarders & 3PL's for swift clearance and availability for customer fulfilment. Manage 3rd party warehouse & relationship. Manage, update & develop system.

Duties will include but are not limited to:
1. Inbound
* Communicate with HQ Sales/ASS & logistics team/Germany/Spain/USA regarding the stock requirements and ETD according to the tracker
* Monthly forecast & replenishment plan in conjunction with the Sales team (UK & HQ)
* Raise PO for agreed stock requirements & Monitor the shipments
* Communicate with port to warehouse team (in Milton Keynes) regarding the delivery time
* Review the VAT/Duty invoice , including commodity codes
* Generate ASN for 3PL and follow through to completion
* Clarify & resolve any discrepancies as they occur

2. Outbound
* Coordinate the Customer dispatches with 3PL and advise/resolve any exceptions timely (late/no show)
* Ensure POD's are available for Customer Service to collect & upload if customers request
* Source potential delivery suppliers if necessary (outside of 3PL)
* Coordinate the logistic requirements with 3PL in line with Customer vendor agreements

3. Expenditure
* Review the delivery cost of freight forwarding 'port to warehouse'
* Review the weekly cost from 3PL
* Review additional costs incurred
* Communicate with 3PL if cost is not right
* Generate the pallet reports & additional adhoc logistics analysis for financial team
* Weekly review with Manager on costs and associated KPI's

4. Other
* Internal ITO & KPI reporting
* Set & monitor 3PL KPI's
* 3PL stock takes twice per year
* Compliance with all statutory bodies, educate the business on the requirements, maintain comprehensive records
* Deliver daily, weekly & monthly reports as agreed within the business
* Review current process & procedures, update/upgrade

The ideal candidate:
* Supply chain experience in a similar Manufacturing, FMCG or Retail environment
* Customer facing experience with excellent communication & inter-personal skills
* Highly analytical, Systematic, controlled, organised
* Highly motivated and able to build close working relationships internally & externally
* Confident with the ability to work on own initiative
* Highly computer literate (Microsoft Office package & Industry standard WMS programs)
* Degree educated or relevant experience supported by career track record &/or additional qualification

Do you have previous experience working within Supply Chain? If so apply today Adecco Newbury

Please note: This position is based in Newbury, please only apply if you are willing and able to work in this location.

Adecco offer a variety of benefits for associates who are employed by Adecco on short term contracts, these include: Pension, Travel Plus, AWR, Eye test, Statutory maternity pay and 28 days holiday.

We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact initial successful applicants.

If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then your application has been unsuccessful.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer