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An Opportunity has arisen for a Supply Chain Manager to join a dynamic team based in Shoreham By Sea.
They are a global strategic engineering and environmental consultancy that specialises in the transport, energy and scarce resources sectors.
Their work extends across a range of market sectors – including passenger cars, commercial vehicles, rail, defence, motorsport, energy and environment – and they are proud to possess a client list that includes transport operators, manufacturers, energy companies, financial institutions and government agencies.
The successful candidate will be responsible for liaising with a mature supply chain and the co-ordination of processes to ensure a seamless supply of powertrain products to the customer.
Manage a complex multi-commodity global supply chain spanning niche volumes through to multi-national automotive conglomerates
Recruit, manage and develop the supply chain team, including planning, warehouse, logistics and inspection
Lead and deliver supply chain cost saving initiatives, including re-sourcing where necessary
Liaise closely with the customer on their demand schedules and flow these through supply chain
Manage and develop the organizations demand planning system
Manage the stock levels of the operation to within budget and continue to achieve excellence in annual stock-take performance
Lead purchase contract negotiations to maximize component cost control and savings
Manage the supply of aftermarket parts to a third party provider
Ensure continuity of supply to the end customer at all times
Work collaboratively with wider SCM/Procurement functions to strive for standardisation of supply chain processes to achieve a ‘best in class’ and consistent way of working across the group
Professional and Personal Experience
The ideal candidate will have:
Significant experience in (preferably automotive) Supply Chain management and will demand the highest standards in quality, efficiency, delivery performance and value for money.
They will be able to quickly assess critical issues affecting the supply chain and provide an appropriate management response
Key to delivering a first-class supply chain function will be the individual’s ability to interface with internal departments and external service providers at all levels in order to foster collaborative practices
They will take a hands-on approach, lead by example and be driven towards delivery.
They will be a real team player, able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
Essential to this role would be:
Good planning and commercial skills
The ability to motivate and lead a team
Good spoken and written communication skills
Clear logical thinker with the ability to understand, prioritise and solve complex problems
Strong attention to detail
Confidence in using ERP systems such as BAAN / SAP or an equivalent
- Membership of an appropriate professional body is desirable
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