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Supply Chain Director

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    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    Up to £130000 per annum

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    Jon McNeish

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    over 2 years ago

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Are you an experienced and knowledgeable supply chain professional?
Do you want to work for the European leader in Operations?
Are you an influential individual and positive problem solver?

MacGregor Black is currently supporting a well-respected and global packaging manufacturer, based in Manchester, on a pivotal search for a Supply Chain Director. You be responsible for streamlining the administrative flow of sales order management from receipt to delivery ensuring that we optimise our resource/utilisation.


o Drive a team to deliver and exceed industry standard service levels for availability and OTIF
o Manage service in line with financial and commercial budgets, maximising turns and optimising inventory
o Develop critical internal and external networks to aggressively support growth and development
o Manage key strategic suppliers through a formal appraisal scheme to achieve exceptional standards of supply at the best cost
o Ensure that all critical data is clean and validated
o Continually look for new and improved methods and processes for managing Supply Chain to best in class standards
o Drive inter-site supply, purchasing and inventory management
o Continually innovate and optimise the Supply Chain within the UK business extending across Europe as appropriate

What we are looking for:

o Knowledge of forecasting and statistical analysis, including improving forecast accuracies
o Management of multi-million Pound inventory levels, including improving stock turn, improving availability whilst reducing non-moving stock items
o Highly developed interpersonal skills, displaying skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness as well as sensitivity to the other person's view required to influence behaviour, change opinions etc.
o Substantial relevant experience, including some MRP (ERP) experience.
o An in-depth working knowledge of modern ERP Systems, iScala experience a preference
o Problem solve and drive innovation and improvement in the operational process
o In depth knowledge and experience of transport and logistics including the management 3PL contract negotiation and relationships

Our client is offering a market competitive salary with excellent benefits. Please apply if this sounds like the right role for you.