Supply Chain Manager

Elevation Recruitment Group
Leeds, UK
17 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting a Supply Chain Manager for a leading business based in West Yorkshire near Wakefield. With a long history and reputation for quality manufactured products, the business are searching from a Supply Chain Manager to take an active role leading supply chain turnaround projects across all aspects of the supply chain function.

The role will have autonomy and responsibility of developing and implementing the Supply Chain strategy plans, KPIs and SLA's for site. The Supply Chain Manager must have proven leadership qualities and be able to mentor, coach and develop individuals that directly report into the post, while empowering the rest of the teams to drive performance.

This is an exciting time to join a fast-paced organisation and to play an important role in driving change and deliver profitable growth.

The role currently covers: Warehousing, Shipping, Purchasing, Planning and Inventory Management.

Key outcomes of the role are to impact on all of these areas:

*Reduce Inventory
*Improve Inventory Turns
*Increase Supplier OTD
*Improve Demand Planning Forecast
*Develop the existing S&OP (sales & operational plan)

The Supply Chain Manager role calls for an experienced and professionally qualified Supply Chain professional with considerable experience in customer and supplier management, ideally within high volume manufacturing environments, such as automotive and aerospace.

Key Responsibilities will include:
-Development & delivery of integrated processes to achieve optimal supply chain performance through the relevant sector supply chains
-Manage and report on work in progress and physical stock to meet targets across the business
-Ensure compliance with the Company's Supply Chain/Logistics Policies and standards
-Be a leader, with a passion for supporting the development of people, whilst maintaining the commitment to make difficult decisions as necessary

The person:
-Strong commercial acumen
-Ability to build an end-to-end supply chain and logistics functions that are synonymous with outstanding customer service, operational excellence and optimal profitability
-Demonstrate a track record of success in leading and developing multi-disciplined teams
-Have the ambition to progress within an innovative global operation
-Have the ability to lead a multi-disciplined team
-Be a proven change enabler, driving Supply Chain improvements and operational excellence
-Degree/MBA or equivalent
-Have a high degree of IT acumen particularly with SAP

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please contact Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group.

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions

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