Supply Chain Manager

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Stevenage, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Ref
1287219085
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Supply Chain Manager

Your new company
A hugely successful engineering business with sites across the UK and globally.

Your new role
A high-profile role with huge levels of visibility and autonomy. Working as Manager of a high-performing and well-established team, this role will help drive a culture of continuous improvement and help shape a best in class function that exceeds targets for delivery and lead times, optimises inventory and delivers on cost targets. Key responsibilities for the team pertain to all activities relating to material planning, inventory management, procurement, supplier quality, performance and cost management.

What you'll need to succeed
With outstanding leadership skills, you will have demonstrable experience in a Supply Chain leadership role from an Engineering, Manufacturing or similar sector background. A working knowledge of lean concepts and their application is desired with a proven ability to drive a culture of continuous improvement. It is advantageous but not essential to have qualifications in CIPS, Kaizen, Six Sigma. With low cost sourcing experience, you will have proven expertise in developing supplier quality systems and supplier performance metrics. Highly developed communication skills are essential aligned with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

What you'll get in return
An opportunity to work with autonomy and make a significant contribution. With an empowering culture and supportive working environment, there is huge scope for long-term growth and development.

What you need to do now
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