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Supply Chain Manager

Job details
Posting date: 14 June 2024
Salary: £44,320 to £55,400 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: St Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9RF
Company: Randstad CPE
Job type: Contract
Job reference: PR-1281060_1718357387


Job Specification: Supply Chain Manager I (9-12 Month Fixed Term Contract) Location: Hastings


£44,320 - £55,400 (Depending on experience)

Position Overview:

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Supply Chain Manager for a 9-12 month fixed-term contract. The successful candidate will lead cross-functional teams to enhance customer experience through tailored supply chain solutions, optimize inventory usage, and proactively address supply risks. This role requires a strong background in supply chain optimization, planning, and management within the Aerospace industry, with a focus on High Mix-Low Volume manufacturing.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Demand and Customer Analysis:

    • Conduct demand and customer profile analysis.
    • Collaborate with Product, Demand Planning, and Manufacturing teams to understand and fulfill customer requirements.
  • Customer Experience Improvement:

    • Lead cross-functional teams to develop and implement supply chain solutions that improve customer satisfaction.
  • Capacity and Supply Risk Management:

    • Monitor plant capacity based on customer demand and sales forecasts.
    • Identify and address mid/long-term supply risks proactively.
    • Provide advance alerts to customer care/sales teams regarding potential long-term supply impacts.
  • Supply Status Monitoring:

    • Regularly follow up on plant supply status to ensure timely deliveries.
    • Address and mitigate any supply risks promptly.
  • Supplier Collaboration:

    • Collaborate with key suppliers and critical partners to manage factors impacting the supply chain.
  • Inventory Optimization:

    • Review and optimize MRP parameters to improve days on hand and inventory turns.
  • SIOP Coordination:

    • Actively coordinate the Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP) team for monthly reviews.
    • Provide clear information on demand, inventory, and supply chain status.
  • Decision-Making and Escalation:

    • Lead decision-making processes regarding supply plans in coordination with plant leadership.
    • Escalate and address critical issues such as capacity and supplier constraints.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Professional Experience:

    • Minimum of 8 years' experience in supply chain optimization and planning in a comparable environment.
    • Minimum of 5 years in true people management, with direct reports of 10-15. Skilled in people development and familiar with Kronos.
    • Must have SAP ERP experience.
    • Proven experience managing a team through complex situations.
    • Must have experience in the Aerospace industry (manufacturing).
    • Must have experience with High Mix-Low Volume manufacturing.
If you are a proactive and experienced Supply Chain Manager with a passion for optimizing supply chain processes and enhancing customer satisfaction, we invite you to apply for this exciting fixed-term opportunity. Join our team and contribute to our mission of delivering excellence in the Aerospace industry.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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