Charterhouse is working with an architectural façade organisation who is looking to hire a Supply chain Manager to join their team. As the Supply Chain Manager you will report to the CEO and develop and implement the marketing strategies of the organisation.
About the role
You will be managing a team of around 5 and will be helping the company achieve operational excellence in all areas of supply chain including customer support, logistics, planning, S&OP and purchasing. Within this role you will manage the order desk team, the warehouse & distribution team and the procurement team. For the order desk team, you will set personal KPI’s and accountabilities along with other functions. For the warehouse & distribution team you will set personal KPI’s/ accountabilities, control/ minimise warehouse & distribution costs, strive & sustain world-class operations with the use of standard work to eliminate inefficiencies, promote a safe work environment, apply LEAN principles and control/ minimise freight / transport costs. For the procurement team, you will set personal KPI’s & accountabilities, implement and sustain standard work in all procurement functions, align sourcing plan to meet sales budget, ensure forecast (S&OP) is provided to suppliers, sustain inventory levels as per budget. You will also be responsible for purchasing from suppliers, warehousing / inventory management and timely delivery to customers (incl. transportation of materials from suppliers to warehouse) along with collecting and approving / studying MRPs (material requirements planning) from sales departments.
The successful candidate should hold a bachelor’s Degree in supply chain or procurement and have at least 5 years’ experience in supply chain, procurement, logistics or inventory management. Excellent communication skills is a must along with being able to develop relationship along with being able to manage and develop the supply chain team.