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Supply Chain Manager (MP&L Manager)

Elevation Recruitment Group
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Our client is a multi-national manufacturer and a strategic partner to the world's leading OEM manufacturers.

The Supply Chain Manager (Materials, Planning & Logistics Manager) will have the responsibility for Customer Services, Material Scheduling, Material Control and Warehousing, Production Planning, Dispatch and Import/Export management.

The role will ensure the business is striving to achieve a high performance culture. Providing excellent customer service that's honest and strives to fulfil the requirements of the customers.

The role will play an integral part of the business performance. Ensuring customer forecasts are as accurate as possible, that will trigger the enhancements throughout the supply chain for material scheduling, inventory/stock control, improved purchasing decisions and seeking improvements in operations with production planning that all meet the OTD targets.

The role has partnerships with major vehicle manufacturing groups, it will be a high pressured role that needs the right person to handle the internal operation, the companies cross-functional senior management team and executive members, as well as external stakeholders, such as the major supplier partnerships and customer representatives.

• Accountable for the entire Supply Chain department that encompasses all elements of the supply chain from material procurement, production scheduling, capacity planning, customer order management as well as physical logistics relating to goods inwards, in-house material supply and dispatch

• The role has a key responsibility to manage KPIs; OTD, Inventory Turns, Supplier Delivery Performance, Quality and Planning Accuracy

• Accountable for external Logistics, the performance and costs

• Seek out initiatives that drive improved operational performance

• Work as a key member of the senior management team, defining and setting key objectives

• Lead the Logistics Department to ensure on time delivery to customers

• Support production launch and plant phase in / out strategy

• Provide a safe and healthy environment within Supply Chain areas

• Lead, manage and coach team members to achieve a high performance culture

• Ensure that the Material Control and Purchasing teams ensure all elements of contractual activity for indirect and direct materials and services are met


• Degree required

• Minimum 5 years' experience in operations required most of which has been gained in a leadership role

• Experience in MP&L / PC&L Logistics function of a first tier aerospace or automotive manufacturing business

• Must have thorough understanding of ERP/MRP systems

• Have a proven background managing initiatives across inventory management and supplier performance

• Be a hands-on leader and manager

• Proven leadership skills to coach and lead teams to fully deliver chartered objectives and projects

• Hands-on experience using Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement methods (LEAN, TPM, Six Sigma, TQM)


Salary: £55k

Holiday: 25 days p/a, plus bank holidays

Pensions: company will comply with statutory obligations for pension contribution, which is currently employer contribution 4% and employee contribution 5%

Working Hours: 40 hours a week

To find out more and apply please send your CV to Carl Walker.

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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