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Supply Chain Manager

Maidstone

£35-40k DOE

Rare opportunity for an experienced and knowledgeable Supply Chain Manager to join my client, a manufacturing company based in Mid Kent. For this role I am looking for someone with a technical Manufacturing or Engineering background only due to the nature of the position.

This is a really exciting chance for someone to make a real impact on the success and growth of a business in a time of expansion.

The role consists of:

  • Working with senior management to create and implement a supply chain strategy which maximises profit in all markets including overseas
  • Setting up processes and procedures, negotiating contracts
  • Ensuring that demand is met in a timely fashion with materials providing value for money
  • Travelling to meet suppliers including at short notice and overseas
  • Pre-empting problems and ensuring they are dealt with
  • Taking ownership of quality control
  • Managing and monitoring supplier performance
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Any other duties as required

To be considered for this Supply Chain Manager role you will have/be:

  • Educated to degree level with a 2:1 or above in a related subject
  • Strong Supply Chain Management experience working within a Manufacturing environment
  • The ability to assimilate technical information
  • Numerate and able to analyse data effectively
  • Experienced in setting up processes
  • First class interpersonal skills
  • A great negotiator
  • Able to spot an opportunity
  • A strong strategist, with a hands-on style of working
  • A proven track record in cost saving

You will be joining a business with a global presence who are expanding due to success! This Supply Chain Manager role offers a competitive salary dependent on experience as well as bonus and benefit opportunities.

Due to volume given the current climate, please note that we are unable to respond to every application and do require a CV via the 'Apply Now' link.

This role is being handled by Emily Powell, Head of Business Support for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

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