Supply Chain Manager

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Supply Chain Manager

Are you an experienced Supply Chain Manager with the ability to set up and run operational Supply Chain processes? Would you like to work for a company that has developed advanced haemodialysis systems for use in the home and clinic?

Job Description

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager
Location: Alcester

Are you an experienced Supply Chain Manager with the ability to set up and run operational Supply Chain processes?

Would you like to work for a company that has developed advanced haemodialysis systems for use in the home and clinic?

You will need to assist to identify the necessary infrastructure to permit cost-effective supply of product to all regions and countries where markets exist or are planned. You will be responsible for Identifying areas where lean principles and processes can be applied for the continued reduction of product cost whilst maintaining quality, reliability and conformance to specifications and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

Supplier Management
" Assess the supply chain capability and benchmark against industry standards to determine the quality and appropriateness of the current supply chain
" Perform regular contract reviews (as a minimum, annually) for the existing supply chain and perform, assist and advise with either:
" Identifying alternative sources of components and services as appropriate whilst ensuring that the specifications are met
" Source and assess the quality and suitability of potential new suppliers
" Collaborate with the Commercial team to develop and document a Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process to co-ordinate the demand of products from sales, distributors and internal customers with the manufacturing capability
" Identify and maintain a Business Continuity Plan, ensuring that manufacturing, provision and distribution of products can be maintained in any event (e.g. loss or failure of a facility or business)
" Run the purchasing and planning processes to assure product availability as required and maintaining agreed stock levels

Requirements/Qualifications

" Ideally a Degree or equivalent, preferably in a related discipline (e.g. manufacturing, engineering, supply chain)
" Full understanding of ISO 13485 requirements
" Senior experience working in the Operations team of a fast-paced, growing company; medical device product supply chains, manufacturing and servicing are desirable
" Excellent negotiating ability with an articulate persuasive personality
" Able to build and nurture strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders according to the needs of the business
" Ability to manage product change, both from identification of change requirements and the transfer of design changes to manufacturing
" Strong grasp on financial reporting, seeking opportunities where possible to drive down Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)

Should you be interested in applying or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Ryan Shipston on 02392 228 279 or email your latest CV

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Key Consultant

Ryan Shipston

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I cover CEMs, electronics, automotive, aerospace, rail, avionics, defence, machinery, medical, semiconductor and automation. Within these industries I recruit a broad range of expertise including design, mechanical and electronics engineering, project management, technical publications, maintenance and testing.