Materials Manager

Recruiter
Petrie Recruitment
Location
Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales
Salary
From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1130691049
Salary: £40-£45,000 Contract Type: Permanent Job Elements Reporting: Head of Supply Chain Position Overview · The Supply Chain lead will head the group of material planners to ensure accurate and on time delivery of materials to meet the production schedules. · Role involves working closely with central purchasing to improve supplier performance and sustainable growth. · Internally responsible for OTIF schedule adherence working closely with the Warehouse Manager, 3rd party providers and Planners to ensure smooth material flow and optimized warehouse utilisation. · Leads and develops materials planning team and deputises for Head of Supply chain when required. Essential Job Functions/ Responsibilities · Managing team responsible for expediting raw materials and packaging from suppliers based in UK, Europe and USA · Supplier management for inbound/stockholding strategies to cope with growth of the business · Supplier management and development – Raw Material suppliers and component suppliers · Optimisation of material flow within the operation coordinating with all departments · Inventory management · Coordinate new supplier set up and materials to support NPD launch plans · Ensure suppliers forecasts are shared and weekly/monthly capacity plans are created · Monthly reporting of inventory and stock turn · Develop individuals and skill sets to meet the needs of complex fast moving business What the company is looking for in the successful candidate: Qualifications and Experience - Essential: - · Wide use of ERP systems inc. MRP · Supply chain optimisation · Supplier development · Excel (medium – high) · Team management Qualifications and Experience – Desirable: - · Degree (or equivalent qualification) · Significant experience in a ‘lean culture’ working environment; · Six Sigma/lean training and or certification · ERP systems – Sage X3 preferred Essential Skill Requirements: - · Ability to influence and change systems/processes/mind-sets · Broad knowledge of production packaging & processing; · Awareness of modern technology; · Good communication skills & attitude; · Team player in a cross functional environment · Flexible – able to work outside of core hours to ensure business targets are met; · Competent & self-motivated. · Data handling / PC skills / Microsoft office/ Project Petrie Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86150487

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