Supply Chain Manager - Logistics

Elevation Procurement and Supply Chain
£30k - £40k pa + Car
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are currently recruiting an experienced Logistics Professional to work for a well-established agency, representing Germany's second largest steel producer. Based in North Yorkshire, this role will join a highly professional team of leading steel importers and distributors, providing exceptional levels of service and reliability.

This role will focus on development of supply route plans and lead times; Mills/Vessels/clearing agent's/handling agents/Haulage.

My client requires an experienced supply chain professional to work closely with the purchasing and customer service function in order to ensure purchase orders are raised accordingly in line with customer demand. The incumbent will be required to have both customer and supplier interaction and therefore should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

*Building relationships with key suppliers
*Monitor customer service levels Managing supplier performance
*Risk management - shipping brokers, insurance, incoterms, currency fixing for sea freight etc.
*Management of UK & international logistics, mainly sea freight & road transport
*Control of Sales administration
*Day to day problem solving/advice to the team
*Day to day management of the team of 4
*Cost control - saving the business money
*Forward order admin
*Purchasing - contracts/agreements etc.
*Stock control/checks
*Yammer updates
*Vessel fixing & order consolidation (sometimes different mills) for vessel
*Quality Control/Claims
*Invoice authorizing

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain would be keen to speak with candidates who have the following skills and experiences:

*A minimum three years working within supply chain function
*Experience of utilising MRP/ERP systems
*Highly organised with strong attention to detail

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on engineering, operational and technical positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.