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Supply Chain Manager Gloucester, South West GBP55000 - GBP62000 per annum 19592790/001_1558595596 Permanent 23/05/2019 Helen Addis Cordant Engineering

Supply Chain Manager - Stonehouse, Gloucestershire - Globally renowned engineering company - c.£60,000, 15% Bonus, Car / Allowance - Excellent Pension and flexible benefits package - Fantastic career opportunity

Company Overview

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading, global organisation with excellent career progression opportunities and a forward thinking attitude to work/life balance.
The company is a multiple award winning, multi-billion pound turnover business that are always growing and expanding. They have an excellent reputation as a business but also as an employer and are great advocates of promoting from within the ranks. They offer future opportunity to work globally should that be something you wish to do.

Role Outline

My client is looking for an experienced Supply Chain Manager to join the Supply chain department of a manufacturing / assembly plant that has around 60,000 components on its books with around 25,000 live at any one time. These are spread over around 600 suppliers.
This arm of the business designs, engineers and manufactures measurement equipment for the utilities industry.The main products are Flow meters for the Water and Gas sector. These are assembled and in some cases made on site with some of the components being bought in from suppliers.
The Supply Chain Managers role is to support the overall team made up of various disciplines from Buyers to supplier development specialists etc. You will need to have good experience within a similar role with multiple reports. You will need to be a hands on manager who is confident in their experience and not afraid to implement change.
The team is very strong commercially but need leadership in regards to being more customer focused.
The role is site based but will involve some travel at times. The estimated split will be around 80% site based and 20% spent with suppliers.
You will need a strong background in a Supply chain role role within a high volume manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities will include :

You will be working with the supply chain to improve their practises
Lead key commercial negotiations with suppliers, including terms of payment.
You will need a great attention to detail
Developing the team in the UK, ensuring that key skills and competencies are in place to meet the developing needs of the business.
Excellent man management skills
The role will involve the coordination of all Supply Chain activities leading to successful sustained and substantial growth.
You will need knowledge of the operational processes within the suppliers.
Quality projects ( supporting quality management projects and initiatives as and when required.
Interface with other business functions. Opex / HSE / R&D etc .
Participate in HUB management and reporting and the main function is to provide leadership to the existing team and help support continued growth

Experience in a leading a Supply Chain team.
Degree or equivalent in a related field. (Business / Supply Chain / Engineering)
Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills.
Strong negotiation skills


c.£60,000k starting salary
33 days holiday (Inc. stats)
15% Bonus
Car / Allowance
Matched company pension scheme up to 10%
37.5 hours per week
Life cover

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer