Supply Chain Manager

Expion Search And Selection
Northern Ireland
Up to £50,000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Posted by: Expion Job title: Supply Chain Manager Location: Northern Ireland Postcode: BT 72 Salary: £50,000 Job Reference: KL-2710 A fantastic opportunity for a supply chain manager to be part of the senior site leadership team has arisen. The role has ultimate responsibility for the management and improvement of the supply chain function on site. To develop and lead the site supply chain team on delivering a feasible optimised production plan to meet customer expectations, while managing a set of supply chain KPI’s. The role: Develop a site function that will integrate all aspects of SAP effectively as well as integrate all recommended planning processes to the standardised expected. Manage the various aspects of all supply chain activities, ensuring the delivery of value-add service to the business. Manage supply/demand planning, warehousing (where applicable), raw material call-off, scheduling and transport roles within the department. Management and delivery of agreed Supply Chain KPI's and process compliance and to drive process improvement to best practice. Manage the complaints process to a satisfactory conclusion using the defined process linking in with appropriate functions using RCCA methodology. Management of direct reports within the extended team both in a day-day context and also from an employee development view point. Lead/direct the team in the process of developing a demand plan which flows into the planning process, aligning procurement, raw material call-off and manufacturing activities to resource allocation while meeting customers’ expectations. End to end Inventory management and stock control. Ensure all costs are controlled adequately and in line with budget. Preparation of monthly/weekly reporting pack with relevant metrics and KPIs. Manage the site monthly supply review. Manage and develop the internal S&OP process. Review plan changes with the management team. Review plant performance to plan. Drive development and productivity actions. Collaboration with functional leads to ensure improved communication. Manage Supply Chain budget and identify opportunities to reduce cost Ownership of end to end local logistics execution. Management of people under their responsibility with identification and promotion of talent. To succeed in this challenging, people focused business, you will: Customer Engagement & Relationships Proven track record in a Senior Supply Chain role within a complex manufacturing environment. System and process driven way of working Excellent Problem solver Excellent communicator at all levels Good system and analytical skills People Leadership & Management experience. Experience in working cross-functionally within a business. Change management experience. Ideally, candidate will be qualified to degree level Additional post-graduate educational achievements are highly desirable such as MSc or MBA. Supply chain qualification also desirable. Strong knowledge of ERP systems is essential: Experience in working with SAP in a manufacturing context is essential. Role Modelling Vision & Strategic Thinking Matrix Management / Business Connect People & Self-Development Leading & Managing Change Delivery of Sustainable Results The Business: My client are a market-leading, household name food manufacturer who manufacture across the globe. Interviews are to be held shortly, and suitable candidates will be contacted within 24 hours of application. To apply for the role, please send your CV and salary details to Expion Search & Selection using the ‘Apply Now’ button. If you would like to have a confidential discussion on the role, you can contact the Consultant, Kitty Lang. Please note, we endeavour to make sure you will receive an email indicating if you have been successful or not within 1 to 2 weeks. Expion: our food recruitment brand is well respected for the high quality of work we have delivered for both clients and candidates. Our in-depth knowledge of recruitment across core sectors enables us to provide advice based on experience and to give you the best access to client vacancies. This job was originally posted as