Supply Planning Manager

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    St. Helens, Merseyside

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    £45000 - £55000 per annum

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    Tom Wowk

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    8 months ago

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Job Title: Supply Chain Planning Manager

Location: Wigan

Salary: £45-55k+package

A leading global manufacturer is looking to recruit a proven and experienced Supply Chain Planning Manager to be responsible for managing a purchasing team of seven, along with the purchase ledger team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement the overall supply chain strategy
  • Create supply chain management strategies that increase efficiency and speed
  • Collaborate with Sales, Operations, and Customer Service teams
  • Provide operational support and guidance to ensure maximum productivity
  • Report on key supply chain KPIs
  • Suggest solutions for process improvements
  • Identify process bottleneck and implement solutions in a timely manner
  • Train and evaluate others
  • Provide constructive feedback
  • Train and mentor SCM employees
  • Collaborate with other departments to identify vulnerabilities and close operational gaps
  • Focus on cost management and business growth
  • Prepare and submit weekly reports to Supply Chain Director
  • Handle communications and negotiations with external suppliers

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Detailed knowledge of supply chain planning and wider supply chain principles
  • Ability to lead, train and mentor employees on a personal level
  • Can clearly demonstrate the results of continued performance improvement
  • IT literate with strong PC skills and an excellent operational knowledge of Microsoft Excel and the other key Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Highly analytical, with strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4+ years' experience in supply chain management
  • APICS or CIPS certification a plus

The company prides itself on creating an inspiring environment for employees, generating an ethos of entrepreneurial spirit and rewarding opportunities. There are definite long term career options for the right candidate, plus a great environment to work in.

To apply, please email a copy of your most up to date CV or call Tom Wowk on 0161 707 1516 for more details. Please note - if you have not received any feedback within 5 days, your application was not successful on this occasion.