Supply Chain Manager

Undisclosed Company
Kent, Rochester
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
22 Apr 2021
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Manpower UK are currently partnered with an innovative Manufacturer and Wholesaler in Rochester on their search for a new Supply Chain Manager, to join their growing team ahead of some exciting changes this year.

The Supply Chain Manager will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of the complete supplier-to-customer supply chain, namely sales order processing, purchasing, stock management, logistics and complaints handling.

The Supply Chain Manager will be an absolutely crucial part of the team and will oversee a small number of direct reports, including the Export Administrator, Stock Control & Warehouse team.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Select hauliers, negotiate rates and monitor levels of service taking remedial action where necessary
  • Ensure all imports/exports undertaken in accordance with necessary requirements in order to minimise delays and avoid unnecessary costs
  • Ensure AEO certified status maintained, including site security with respect to issuing cards, fobs and keys, and any breech of security. Undertake audits of suppliers and storage locations where required
  • Manage and monitor inventory levels and accuracy ensuring cyclical stock counts undertaken and appropriate systems in place to record inventory movements
  • Negotiate and manage larger in-direct Company contract
  • Acting pro-actively to continuously develop staff and improve staff engagement
  • Forecasting of inventory requirements and Purchase order entry as required
  • Responsible of all shipments to China and India subsidiaries
  • Liaison with key suppliers of raw materials and production schedules

This role will be most suitable for someone from a Logistics background who is also experienced with managing imports & exports, international trade and the processes post-Brexit. Knowledge of Incoterms and a IoE Qualification are a huge benefit.

The salary on offer is £35-40,000 per annum dependent on experience.

This will be an office-based position (social distancing measures in place).

If you are interested in this position and would like more information please apply ASAP.

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