Supply Chain Manager

Location South Molton
Discipline: Aerospace & Aviation, Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £80000
Contact name: Kerry Pollard

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Job ref: 33381
Published: 30 days ago

Role:  Supply Chain Manager

Location:  South Molton

Salary: £75,000 - £80,000 (DOE)

Hours:  Full time

Job Details:

This position is responsible for:-

  • Managing key Supply Chain functions end to end, such as materials planning, scheduling and ordering activities associated with the delivery of specific customer products, direct and indirect material purchasing, inventory control and warehousing, shipping and receiving. 

  • Manages and directs supply chain personnel in the Plant procurement, receipt, disbursement and inventory control of material to ensure on-time delivery of customers orders while maintaining assigned inventory levels.

  • Is expected to train, develop, and educate direct reports on the use of supply chain management techniques, various business systems, varieties of reports and other related tools to ensure timely and economical completion of customer requirements..

  • Has plant responsibility for delivery of sales and sales planning, support for deliver of Plant based operational metrics such as OTD, WOLI and financial deliverables.


  • Strong leader to engage both direct and indirect team, significant stakeholder and leadership team, and best represent the site goals and strategies

  • Manages current and future demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements, implements methods, practices and techniques to ensure the most economical movement of materials through the supply chain to achieve cost-effective logistics practices and inventory levels while meeting customer delivery requirements

  • Manages plant purchasing activities for items procured on local basis in order to compliment centrally purchased items

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the plant's SIOP process.  Analyses data, including enterprise requirements planning information and prepares consolidated managerial reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure plant/product line optimal supply chain execution

  • Ensures correct planning parameters and transaction disciplines are utilised in order execution system (such as MFGPro) to ensure proper order generation and inventory balances

  • Manages material cost and schedule impact of proposed engineering changes in addition to taking necessary action to ensure successful implementation and incorporation of approved engineering releases

  • Ensures quality of shipping documentation to meet corporate financial and customer audit requirements including Global Trade Management.  Support compliance initiatives and corporate commodity, logistics and inventory strategies to achieve synergy across the operation

  • Devise and manages physical inventory audit methodology which meets corporate, governmental and customer specifications

  • Evaluates operational performance of the group in order to facilitate performance management, merit promotions, job transfers, dismissals, commendations, etc.  Identifies and develops top talent to create a high-performance work team.  Creates a pipeline of talent both within the supply chain team and other functions across the division

  • Coordinates with central Corporate Supply Chain Function to provide data and participate in teams in order to drive best practices across the group

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Proven leader of people with 5+ years of relater professional and supervisory/Managerial experience

  • Full knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic.

  • High digital skill set including Excel, Microsoft Office 365 and associated programs

  • Thorough understanding of Supply Chain management operational concepts surrounding planning, scheduling, purchasing, supplier selection, inventory control, logistics, stockroom operations and shipping/receiving

  • Detailed knowledge of Lean manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials management

  • Ability to lead cross-functional process improvement teams