Supply Chain Lead

Baltic Recruitment Services Ltd
18 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Baltic Recruitment are recruiting for a Supply Chain Lead to join a leading engineering/manufacturing company based in the Bishop Auckland area.

The key responsibilities of the Supply Chain Lead role are as follows: -

* Purchasing (and expediting where necessary) the components and materials required to support timely production output.

* Ensuring prices paid for goods and services are in line with expectation; challenging and negotiating when this is not the case.

* Ownership and delivery of defined annual cost reduction and stock turn targets.

* Supporting make versus buy projects and maintaining an up to date log of quotes requested, samples received etc.

* Active involvement in the new product development process, supporting the design team in obtaining quotes for new products from multiple sources so that accurate estimates and best prices can be established.

* Excellent housekeeping of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, ensuring the correct prices, lead times, order levels and supplier details are maintained.

* Active participation within production and team meetings.

* Liaising with the group finance department to resolve supplier invoice queries.

Experience Required for the Supply Chain Lead role: -

* Have strong knowledge and experience working within a supply chain management role in an engineering or manufacturing environment.

* Have a proven ability in generating positive change and delivering against targets.

* Be capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines.

* Have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

* Have strong leadership, negotiating and influencing skills.

* Have an ability to resolve conflicting situations.

* A CIPS qualification would be preferable, but not essential

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