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:
£20000 - £25000 per annum + pro-rata
Crawley, West Sussex
Butler Ross is currently representing our client, an industry leader providing high-quality products in advanced electronic fields, including semiconductor production equipment, computer systems, electronic parts and equipment for liquid crystal display production to find a Parts Coordinator to join the supply chain team on a temporary to permanent basis. As Parts Coordinator you will be:- Working with the logistics partner companies Dealing with warehouse queries Checking inbound deliveries Administering the discrepancy log Producing network reports Invoicing - checking against PO Providing cover for the Logistics Group Leader Administrative Support for planning team: Dealing with day to day admin tasks and queries Perform expediting routines to ensure on time delivery from suppliers Monitor and support planners with the raising and management of open PO's/ROP's/Replenishments for spare parts Monitor and manage general housekeeping routines Maintenance and upkeep of procedures KPI Preparation Inventory redeployment and disposition of dead and excess stock Receiving discrepancies Essential Skills for this candidate are: Attention to Detail Data Entry Excel Intermediate to Advanced - (pivot tables, v-lookup, concatenation, Text to columns, etc. are base level requirements) Ability to prioritise and multi task 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.
£35000 - £38000 per annum
A great opportunity for a dynamic supply chain professional to join a growing organisation as a Production Planner. Responsibilities of the Production Planner; Produce a production schedule each week over the planning time fence horizon in SAP. Attend the daily meeting to ensure bulk and packaging requirements are being met and adjust the production schedule in SAP if changes are required. Identify potential problems that may impact internal or external customers and resolve. Generate the capacity profiles on a monthly basis and validate these with the Manufacturing Manager to ensure capacity parameters are maintained accurately. Provide Schedule Adherence and OTIF miss data where appropriate to facilitate the weekly performance review meetings. Release and prepare the manufacturing and packaging process orders and documentation where appropriate. Submit BOM change requests as required and where timelines for changes do not support customer requirements resolve directly. Maintain material master data views in SAP accurately for planning and scheduling. Update and maintain documented procedures and process maps. Provide input and support to continuous improvement efforts in production scheduling. Personal Specification for the Production Planner; Degree qualified within a relevant discipline. Production planning experience within a manufacturing environment. Good working knowledge of SAP. Excellent IT skills including Intermediate to advanced Excel. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills. Ability to work well as part of a team. Ambitious and Self-Motivated. This role would suit you if you have held any of the following roles; Master Scheduler, Master Planner, Production Planner, Production Controller, Production Scheduler, Capacity Planner, Resource Planner.
£100 - £130 per day + bonus
Butler Ross is currently representing a global FMCG manufacturer which is looking for an Operations Analyst to help in organising a supply chain for a new retail venture. You will be working alongside various other stakeholders to achieve the set sales targets. The role includes: the establishment and maintenance of sales operations procedures to improve efficiency, provide potential cost savings, and increase sales. Key responsibilities Support to meet and exceed agreed financial targets (sales volume, value, ASP). Support in developing quarterly, monthly and weekly stock forecast plans (alongside online commercial team, operations and finance). Support in the development of consumer propositions bespoke to the company (alongside online commercial team, operations and finance). Support in the management of stock allocations with the Operations Manager. Catalogue management. Grow and maintain relationships across the business to achieve set goals (Online team, Operations, Marketing etc). Competencies Excellent attention to detail. Excellent understanding of P&L. Excellent Excel capabilities. Organised individual - procedures/policies/expenses. Analytical, able to analyse data and provide solutions to optimise performance. Ability to produce financial predictions and modelling. Managed and implemented promotional marketing programs within consumer or business channels. FMCG experience and experience in the Mobile / Network / retail environment is an advantage 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.
Supply Customer Service Coordinator
£28000 - £30000 per annum
An excellent opportunity for a dynamic supply chain professional to join a leading organisation as a Supply Customer Service Coordinator. Key Responsibilities of the Supply Customer Service Coordinator; Order processing in time and accurately in SAP from order placement until payment receipt. Direct contact with warehouse regarding in and outbound shipments. React to customer changing demands involving relevant parties internally and externally. Ensure that all documentation is provided to relevant parties. Regular liaison with customer to ensure demand and supply is balanced to best fulfil customer requirements. Fulfil to customer delivery, pricing and product queries. Understand customer business and retrieve any information as required by communication with the customer. Work with the warehouse on stock discrepancy, take part in stock checks. Keep record and solve all warehouse issues in a timely manner. Check inbound invoices for price and quantity, highlight any discrepancy. Work with the team to minimise logistics cost in a proactive way. Prepare, provide and maintain the warehouse with key data. SAP data management. Personal Specification of the Supply Customer Service Coordinator; Degree qualified or equivalent. Supply Chain / Customer Service experience. Good working knowledge of SAP/ MRP. Intermediate / Advanced Excel. Strong communication and relationship building skills. Strong analytical and numerical skills. Ability to operate well in a fast-paced environment. Self-motivated and enthusiastic. Team player, focussed on total company delivery. This role would be suitable for you if you have held any of the following roles; Supply Chain Planner, Supply Planner, Demand Planner, Supply Chain Customer Service Coordinator or Supply Chain Analyst.
Supplier Quality Engineer
Up to £55000 per annum
Supplier Quality Engineer - Oxfordshire A fantastic opportunity for a Supplier Quality Engineer has arisen to join an up and coming Manufacturing company in Oxfordshire, with a salary of £45,000. 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: Engage in supplier Quality inspection. Implementing quality requirements for new and existing suppliers. Manage and develop suppliers throughout. Establishing scorecards. Overseeing quality, delivery times, and commercial performance. Leasing with other departments within the business, advising on supplier selection. Overseeing and approving new products and services. Being the port of contact to solve issues with products and services that fall out of quality and delivery requirements. Continuous analysis and reporting on supplier quality incidents. Auditing and attending meetings in the UK or abroad. Person Specification of the Supplier Quality Engineer: Previous experience in Supplier quality is a must. HNCD or Degree in an engineering discipline. Experience in using APQT tools. Experience in a Technical Manufacturing environment (ideally Automotive) Experience in Supplier development, auditing assessment and selection. Salary 55k This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within Supplier Quality, Supplier management, Quality Assurance. Working Hours & Benefits: Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm 25 Days Holiday Pension On Site Gym Felxi Working Hours Share Scheme 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!
Supply Chain Coordinator
£24000 - £26000 per annum
A fantastic opportunity for a junior supply chain professional to join a busy organisation as a Supply Chain Coordinator, to support the management of an efficient supply chain team. Key Responsibilities of the Supply Chain Coordinator; Support the Implementation of processes and procedures to optimise stock holding. Support the development and implementation of cost effective and integrated supply chain management solutions. Support the demand management objectives. Support the development of relationships with key customer supply teams. Work with all relevant parties to ensure that new products are brought to market on time, to agreed standards and within cost. Support the supply chain Manager in implementing and maintaining procedures and processes necessary to drive continual improvement. Assist with the effective management of the day to day responsibilities of a busy supply chain department. Ensure administrative policies and procedures are followed including accurate maintenance of supplier and parts master records and supporting databases. Support the successful implementation of new products. Ensure that supplier performance is achieved, and any issues are dealt with to minimise the impact on service. Personal Specification for the Supply Chain Coordinator; Experience within a supply chain / customer service background. Advanced working knowledge of Excel including VLookup and Pivot Tables is essential. Ideally will have knowledge or ERP / MRP systems. Ability to prioritise a heavy workload and work to deadlines with a high level of accuracy. Strong organisational skills. Excellent communication skills. Strong analytical and planning skills. Ability to work well as part of a team or on own initiative. This role would suit an individual with experience in any of the following roles; customer service, supply chain, purchasing, buying, procurement, inventory control, stock control, demand planning or supply chain planning.
Supply Chain Analyst
Up to £35k
A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Supply Chain professional to join a leading organisation as a Supply Chain Analyst Key Responsibilities of the Supply Chain Analyst; To provide Planning analysis and support for all Planning activities throughout Supply Chain. Provide input to Tender management process and compile Weekly and Monthly Planning Reports and KPI Reports. Conduct continuous improvements and planning projects on behalf of the Planning Manager including Inventory Management. Conduct planning analysis across all factories to ensure optimal and efficient use of manufacturing assets. Provide regular analysis briefings to Supply Chain and stakeholders. Ensure that orders are planned and allocated into the factories in the most efficient and cost effective manner whilst maintaining customer requirements. Influence senior managers in driving manufacturing initiatives forward. Submit and update Weekly and Monthly Reports and KPI Reports as requested. Provide project support as required to the Planning Manager. Maintain and update capacity analysis tool (MPS) and support the S&OP manager. Responsible for the tracking of the Inventory and informing of key inventory management. Personal Specification for the Supply Chain Analyst; Experience within a Supply Chain role. Advanced working knowledge of Excel including VLookup and Pivot Tables is essential. Degree qualified or equivalent. Good working knowledge of Planning systems. Ability to prioritise a heavy workload and work to deadlines with a high level of accuracy. Strong organisational skills. Excellent communication skills. Strong analytical and planning skills. Ability to work well as part of a team or on own initiative. This role would suit an individual with experience in any of the following roles; Production Planner, Supply Chain Analyst, Master Scheduler, Inventory Controller, Supply Chain Planner.
Up to £35k
An excellent opportunity for a dynamic supply chain professional to join a leading organisation as a Supply Planner. This position will work within the Supply Chain team, to manage the order placement process and effectively manage the supply process. Key Responsibilities of the Supply Planner; Support the Planning Manager to improve forecast accuracy. Understand the inventory parameters and settings which drive purchase order requirements. Manage the purchase order process including; Placement of orders in line with forecast. Ensure lead-times are adhered to Expedite purchase orders Manage and maintain SAP product master data. Measure and report variances in supplier performance. Work collaboratively with other business areas to support the introduction of new products. Personal Specification of the Supply Planner; Degree qualified or equivalent. Supply Chain / Inventory Management experience. Experience within a Manufacturing or Distribution environment. Good working knowledge of SAP/ MRP. Intermediate / Advanced Excel. Strong communication and relationship building skills. Ability to operate well in a fast-paced environment. Self-motivated and enthusiastic. Team player, focussed on total company delivery. This role would be suitable for you if you have held any of the following roles; Supply Chain Planner, Supply Planner, Demand Planner, Supply Chain Customer Service Coordinator or Supply Chain Analyst.
Supply Chain Planner
Up to £26k
A fantastic opportunity for a dynamic Supply Chain professional to join a leading organisation as a Supply Chain Planner. Key Responsibilities of the Supply Chain Planner; Assist with the monthly forecast review and analyse historic demand and stock levels. Review forecasts with sales team on monthly basis. Have a full understanding of product lifecycle to aid forecasting. Ensure all new business forecasts are validated and acted upon quickly. Assist in identifying optimum Stock holdings. Raise all purchase orders/enquires with suppliers in a timely manner. Confirm all orders with suppliers within an agreed time frame. Assist in the review of slow and fast-moving lines. Assist in the production of weekly reports for assigned departments. Monitor critical paths of key products for launch ensuring any issues are highlighted. Review daily shipping exceptions and advise of actions ensuring awareness of any risk. Actively ensure all orders are delivered on time, working closely with logistics coordinators and suppliers. Ensure all Master Data issues are flagged to Purchasing. Personal Specification for the Supply Chain Planner; Experience in a supply chain or purchasing position. Retail or FMCG industry would be preferred. Advanced working knowledge of Excel. Experience of using an ERP / MRP system. Educated to A Level standard or equivalent. Ability to prioritise a heavy workload and work to deadlines with a high level of accuracy. Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work well as part of a team or on own initiative. This role would suit an individual with experience in any of the following roles; supply chain analyst, inventory controller, merchandiser, stock control analyst, demand planner or supply chain planner.
Head of Supply Chain
Up to £60k
A fantastic opportunity for a Head of Supply Chain to join a world leading manufacturing business based near Eastleigh with an excellent salary up to £60,000 + rewarding bonus and benefits. The Procurement position has been created due to business growth and recent acquisitions. The Head of Supply will be reporting into the CFO and management of a small team. Candidates will have previous experience within Supply Chain or Procurement and must come from a Manufacturing background due to the nature of the business. Role responsibilities of the Head of Supply Chain include: Develop an efficient supplier base, which supports growth of the business. Ensuring suppliers meeting demands of fast paced business, on time, quality cost and flexibility. Implementation and deployment of new business ERP Systems. Supply Relationship management, working with existing and identification of new suppliers. Contract negotiation ensuring all are set to business needs Management of small Procurement team. Work closely with engineers, stores, sales and productions developing effective business process. Person Specification for the Head of Supply Chain Previous experience working within Supply Chain for a fast-paced Manufacturing company. Knowledge and implementation experience of ERP Systems Commercial and strategic experience, whilst strong analytical capabilities. Lead Manufacturing & Six Sigma experience. Confident in own technical knowledge. This role would suit you if you have previous experience working within Manufacturing as a Supply Chain Manager, Head of Supply Chain, Head of Procurement, Procurement Manager.
Supply Chain Manager
Up to £40k
An excellent opportunity for a Procurement and Supply Chain Manager to join a Manufacturing company supplying products globally. This role is based in Hastings and is responsible for all Procurement and Supply Chain responsibilities across the board. Key Responsibilities for the Supply Chain Manager: Sourcing new suppliers within the best interest for the company Managing ongoing suppliers whilst negotiating and building trusting relationships Prepare, negotiate and sign contracts – Maintain current knowledge of English Contract Law Manage all areas of financial responsibilities, including budget setting Obtain most cost-effective supply for all materials and services. Insuring all materials are in place to meet schedules. Person Specification: Excellent negotiation skills Knowledge of English Contract Law – ability to apply it CIPS Qualified Ability to be able to deliver projects within an agreed specification, time scale and costs. Experienced within Manufacturing, managing supply chain, contract management and international purchasing This role would suit a Supply Chain Manager, Purchasing Manager, Procurement Manager, Contract Manager.
Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer
£42k + Work Needs Car
A unique opportunity has arisen to join an iconic manufacturing company based in Coventry, as a Supplier Quality engineer, offering £42,000 plus excellent company benefits. The company has fantastic growth plans, boasts modern offices and offers a great culture and working environment. This role would be best suited to someone who has come from a Supplier Quality background or has experience within Supplier Quality. The role of the Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer: Act as a lead on problem solving at suppliers based on issues raised during project builds and the part approval process. Support supplier process development activities and conduct supplier process audits. Approve supplied parts/processes using PPAP criteria including Process Capability, PFMEA, ISIR and capacity verification. To provide and update information required for Flawless Launch glide path metrics: APQP progress, Supplier Quality targets, Logistics plan, packaging plan and Concern tracking to feedback to Engineering. The person specification of the Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer: Extensive background of working with suppliers. A proven ability to be able to drive APQP/PPAP/8D problem solving/Process capability and Process Auditing. Established experience in an SQA role Exposure to supplier process experience Ability to analyse manufacturing processes and assess controls. Be analytical and decisive, with the ability to work autonomously at supplier sites where necessary. Strong communication/negotiation skills HNC (min) qualified or equivalent in a Mechanical/Manufacturing/Quality Engineering discipline. Must expect some travel to UK, European and Asia supplier base. This role would be best suited to someone who has a background in Supplier Quality