We appreciate that a detailed understanding of supply chain roles and the various structures they fall within are essential to be able to support our clients with recruitment in this sector. We work with our candidates to provide challenging opportunities that support their careers across the entire Supply Chain.
The types of roles we recruit for include:
Up to £208 per day
Butler Ross are currently recruiting on behalf of a globally recognised brand for a Demand Planner to join them on a contract basis through to December 2021. The normal office location of this role is Chertsey in Surrey although the role is currently 100% homebased due to Covid. This Demand Planner role sits within a team focussed on Direct 2 Consumer operations and this online/ecommerce team are aiming to deliver ambitious sales while also establishing this team as a core part of their new business model. The key responsibilities of this demand planner role include forecasting supply and demand to prevent overstocking and stock outs, producing weekly stock reports and forecast updates, the ongoing analysis of forecast accuracy to identify areas for improvement, building both short and long term forecasts and providing sales forecasts to the procurement team. Prior experience in a Demand Planner role along with strong analytical and excel skills are essential and you will need to have knowledge of advanced planning techniques like S&OP and capacity planning. Prior experience within e-commerce / online would be desirable but is not essential. Experience with SAP would also be desirable but is not essential. This is an excellent opportunity to secure a long term contract role working with a globally recognised brand who are an employer of choice.
Head of Supply Chain
£90000 - £110000 per annum
An exclusive opportunity for an experienced supply chain professional to join a fast-paced organisation as a Head of Supply Chain. This role will be responsible for Inventory Management, Logistics & Distribution, and will be required to lead and develop a high performing Supply Chain department. Key Responsibilities of the Head of Supply Chain; Manage and develop a motivated team to ensure that performance levels will achieve business objectives. Coach, develop and motivate staff to maximise organisational and individual performance. Manage optimal inventory planning to meet market demand at a reduced cost for all product categories. Lead the S&OP processes for all product categories and own the KPI performance management. Collect market intelligence for input into the demand planning process to deliver the best forecasts. Align stock levels to comply with local strategies. Ensure availability of goods in the right quantity and on time to maximize service and reduce inventory. Develop and maintain the local Distribution strategy to improve the end-to-end supply chain. Manage relationships with Logistic Service Providers and negotiate contractual terms. Ensure distribution delivery is executed in a timely manner. Manage Supply Chain risks and Business Continuity Plans. Personal Specification of the Head of Supply Chain; End to End Supply Chain Management experience. In-depth understanding of S&OP, Logistics & Distribution. Experience within a Retail or FMCG environment. Good working knowledge of SAP. Strong Leadership skills. Strong communication and stakeholder management skills. Ability to operate well in a fast-paced environment. Self-motivated and enthusiastic. This role would be suitable for you if you have held any of the following roles; Supply Chain Director, Head of Logistics, Head of Supply Planning, Logistics Director.
Supplier Quality Engineer
£45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Supplier Quality Engineer - Oxfordshire A fantastic opportunity for a Supplier Quality Engineer has arisen to join a growing Supplier Quality Assurance team in a Manufacturing company in Oxfordshire, with a salary of £50,000. The role holder will have experience in Supplier Quality inspection and Supplier Management in an Automotive Industry, or a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Candidates will have previous experience within Supplier Quality and Supplier Management. Role responsibilities of the Supplier Quality Engineer: Carrying out supplier qualification assessments, including detailed on-site process audits (to automotive standards) Preparing sourcing recommendations based on the results of supplier assessment activities Communication and implementation of supplier quality and inspection requirements Leading the implementation of supplier development activities with the aim of delivering year-on-year supplier QCD improvements Establishing supplier scorecards monitoring quality, delivery and commercial performance Leading the successful implementation and owning the delivery of specific Advanced Production Quality Plans for New Product Introduction and sourcing activities Working closely with Quality, Engineering, Manufacturing and Programme Management on supplier selection for new products and services Approving new products and services in line with company procedures Dealing with specific non-conforming product containment incidents, identifying root causes and ensuring robust and rigorous problem resolution in a timely manner Leading supplier monitoring visits and audits, both in the UK and overseas, as required. Supporting the implementation and subsequent maintenance of systems and processes to ensure compliance with the automotive TS16949 Management Systems standard Analysis and reporting of supplier quality incidents. Person Specification of the Supplier Quality Engineer: Minimum HNC/Degree in Engineering discipline (or equivalent) Previous proven experience working within a supply chain quality environment, preferably in high volume automotive manufacturing business Experience of automotive supplier assessment and selection activities Experience of auditing both internal and supplier processes Proven experience of supplier development programmes to drive quality improvements Knowledge of APQP tools and techniques (including FMEA and Control Plans) Knowledge of statistical analysis, process capability and problem resolution tools (8D, 5 Why, 6 Sigma etc.) and techniques Salary 50k This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within Supplier Quality, Supplier management, Quality Assurance. Should you not hear anything from your application within 14 days, this will mean your application was unsuccessful, and unfortunately It will be impossible to update everyone at application stage due to the high volumes of applicants we get! Please don't get disheartened and please do keep checking our website for any other opportunities!
Up to £24000 per annum
Import Coordinator Butler Ross are on the lookout for a proficient Import Coordinator to join a leading manufacturing company in Stafford. This role will be to help navigate Brexit, and to work continuously in leading Imports for all products into the business moving forward. Ideally needing someone who can start as soon as possible. Candidates will have experience within Import and Export, as Import Administrator, Import Coordinator, Export Administrator or Export Coordinator. Role responsibilities of the Import Coordinator: Be the main port of contact for all import matters, advising the supply chain team accordingly. Liaise with Import Customs Broker, External Suppliers, internal manufacturing plants, and UK sister companies to ensure proactive resolution of all operational and service issues, as well as ensuring all information, reports and records are maintained. Keep import records up to date. Liaise with Finance in relation to clearing all shipments. Create and maintain database required to guide the Import Customs Broker on HS codes, tariffs, vendor records, EORI, VAT number, Country of Origin etc. Manage charges and cargo release details from agents, airlines and shipping lines. Optimize routes and identify carriers offering better / alternative routes. Update and maintain customer delivery schedules. Tracking shipments and updating relevant teams on progress. Certificate submissions for relevant governing bodies, ensuring timely retrieval for audits. Proactively communicate issues, delays, and risks to the UK Supply Chain Team. Collaborate with the Customer Service, Commercial, Import Customs Broker, and 3PLs. Support the implementation of enhancing tools & best practices. Person Specification of the Import Coordinator: 2-3 years' experience in a similar role.Previous manufacturing industry experience. Import and/or Export experience. Customs clearance. Proficiency in Customs entries document requirements. Competent skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word are essential Experience in using SAP. Strong communication skills and ability to influence in a multidisciplinary environment. Salary Up to £24,000 Candidates will have experience within Import and Export, as Import Administrator, Import Coordinator, Export Administrator or Export Coordinator. Should you not hear anything from us regarding your application within 14 days, this will mean your application was unsuccessful! Please don't get disheartened and please keep checking the Butler Ross website for any other opportunities. All our live jobs are listed on our website.
£40000 - £45000 per annum
A great opportunity for a dynamic Supply Chain professional to join a leading organisation in London as a Demand Planner. Key Responsibilities of the Demand Planner; Ensure accurate, timely forecasts are delivered to the business. Communication of forecasts and resolution of issues at key business meetings. Establish and maintain accurate inventory data. Provide weekly reports distributed to the business regarding the stock availability situation. Analyse, provide and action monthly forecast accuracy and inventory reports. Improve business processes to ensure customer service levels are achieved. Develop and maintain Supply Chain KPI's. Personal Specification of the Demand Planner; Degree qualified or equivalent. Professional qualifications would be an advantage. Proven Demand Planning & Supply Chain experience. Experience within the FMCG, Pharmaceutical or Healthcare industries is essential. Solid working knowledge of SAP. Intermediate - Advanced Excel skills. Strong communication and presentation skills. Highly motivated and enthusiastic 'can do' attitude. Strong analytical skills. This role will suit an individual with experience in any of the following positions; Demand Planner, Supply Chain Planner, Forecast Analyst, Supply Planner, Supply Chain Analyst.