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Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager

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  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    35000-45000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Blaze Furley

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Supply Chain Manager

Location: Molesey, South East London

Salary: £35k-£45k

Supply Chain Manager – Job Role:

  • Enter forecast build / Master Production Schedules
  • Ensure MRP work order messages (create WO, defer, expedite, cancel) are actioned in a timely manner to ensure all shop floor jobs are completed to the required delivery date.
  • Ensure MRP purchase order messages (create PO, defer, expedite, cancel) are actioned in a timely manner to ensure all materials and services, both direct and indirect, are received to the required delivery date.
  • Achieve and improve where possible on planned material cost and report reason and mitigating actions for any adverse variances (PPV).
  • Negotiate and implement supplier agreements for best value, quality price, lead-time and working capital targets.
  • Design, implement and manage a supplier monitoring and development program.
  • Maintaining static purchasing data within MRP (lead-times, payment and delivery terms, cross reference part numbers, approval and categorization status, inspection codes, price breaks).
  • Manage and report on long lead-time and high risk (sole source) suppliers and take mitigating actions to reduce risk as appropriate.
  • Communicate with suppliers open order status and progress purchase orders to ensure original / required promised delivery date are kept on schedule.
  • Achieve KPI targets as published for supplier on time delivery, quality and acknowledgement performance.
  • Report on material shortages for work orders and sales orders, purchase price variance (PPV) and lead-time status for all materials.
  • In collaboration with Quality and Finance departments, administrate the supplier approval and assessment process to maintain an approved suppliers list within the ERP system and to ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Enter sales orders and sales order amendments onto the ERP system.
  • Monitor and progress the due out list and work with Production and Customer Support / Service Departments to achieve on time delivery to customers.
  • Keep customers informed of delivery date changes.
  • Verify a supply is matched to all SO demand.
  • Report on time SO delivery performance.
  • Assist the organisation with answering and responding to customer after sale enquiries relating to delivery dates or changes to sales orders.
  • Verify that shipments comply with all export control regulations

Supply Chain Manager – Person Requirements:

  • A degree in business management or a related field or demonstrable equivalent experience to meet the requirements of the job specification.
  • Minimum 2 years continuous prior experience in manufacturing, supply chain management or a related planning activity field ideally in high tech or instrument electromechanical manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent planning and time management skills.
  • Excellent computer literacy skills.
  • Knowledge of industry health and safety laws.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.