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A fantastic opportunity for a driven Supply Chain professional to join a busy organisation as a Procurement & Supply Chain Team Leader.

Key Responsibilities of the Procurement & Supply Chain Team Leader;

  • Management of demand planning and procurement operations.
  • Ensure customer mid- term and long-term requirements and needs are met and through efficient PSI analysis and operational management.
  • Customer order, forecast and delivery management integration in purchasing orders process.
  • Efficient management of inventory and purchase levels in order to achieve company Execution plan.
  • Support plants activities in order to strongly reduce parts inventory.
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of the procurement and demand planning operation.
  • Supporting deployment of management objectives in the execution and implementation of the SCM strategy.
  • Analysis of Customer Forecast change and variance.
  • Ensure effective safety stock management that minimises freight exceptions but achieves delivery.
  • Ensure effective control of phase in - phase out parts in order to minimise obsolescence.
  • Control and minimisation of slow-moving stock taking both preventative and corrective actions.
  • Ensure the goods are cleared following regulation, the right Custom Tariff Code is applied, and ensure Goods in transit are transferred to warehouse following Import process.
  • Development of the process to improve its effectiveness and efficiency with a focus on reduction of manual or non-added value work.
  • Ensure correct analysis of customer requirements to identify demand variances to clarify responsibilities and measures, which need to be taken.
  • Management of supply risks, defining and implementing necessary short- and long-term corrective management of exceptions and shortages from a customer facing standpoint.
  • Communicate & report effectively to managers, colleagues & vendors with quantified numbers and considering time management.
  • Allocation of resources to achieve a smooth daily operation.
  • Continuous development of staff.
  • Supporting development of EDI with Vendors and creating conditions of ERP system improvement
  • Management of the team ensures exceptions are prioritised and managed.
  • Maintain relationships and procedures required for import compliance with external organisations.

Personal Specification of the Procurement & Supply Chain Team Leader;

  • Proven Procurement & Supply Chain experience.
  • Leadership / supervisory experience.
  • Experience within a Manufacturing / Engineering environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent IT skills including Excel.
  • Good working knowledge of ERP systems, preferably SAP.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Driven and flexible attitude.

This role would also suit you if you have held a role within Procurement, Demand Planning, Supply Chain, Logistics, Shipping, Import or Export.