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Supply Chain Manager in IT - London - 30-50k

Supply Chain Manager in IT - London - 30-50k

This position role will be to operate, plan and oversee the upstream Supply Chain of the company, managing 3rd parties, buying components, overseeing production and dispatching goods across the whole network.

You will work very closely with staff at C level and the Supply Chain team.

Our client is a Leading educational Internet company.

Learning, eLearning and technology experience is preferred.

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in production management, operations management or a similar.

Should be able to demonstrate the ability to plan and manage production to deadlines.

Drive to continuously improve systems and numeracy.


Production forecasting

* Drafting production schedules to meet sales forecasts and maintaining stockholding

* Control and manage days on hand inventory of goods, in order to maintain a perfect inventory level to sustain sales while offsetting forecast.

* Working with Sales and Finance teams, reviewing and updating schedules

Managing 3rd party manufacturer's and production runs

* Create and implement performance metrics for 3rd party manufacturers.

* Oversee day-to-day operations, issuing purchase orders, confirming quotes, managing production files, working within budgets, cost estimating and maintaining quality standards (International travel is to be expected)

* Anticipating production issues with contingency plans

* Manage dispatch of goods across the network

* Communicate with manufacturers on sites to realise deadlines and maintain relationships

Sourcing and purchasing

* Plan and manage sourcing depending on production planning

* Select suppliers providing top quality for key components and build up key contracts to secure cost and supply

* Oversee day-to-day sourcing operations including issuing purchase orders, confirming quotes and following up on time delivery for production of the components


Other supply chain and strategy

* Liaise effectively between the Product Design team and external manufacturers to set up new production runs

* Scale up production from product prototype stage to meet launch deadlines

* Lead implementation of new Supply Chain systems

* Engage planning to accommodate future growth

* Review supply chain systems, improve quality and reduce cost

* Make recommendations to management and be involved with strategies for growth

Skills & qualifications

* 3+ years' experience in a similar role, preferably within a high-growth technology company

* Qualification in related subject (e.g electronic engineering, manufacturing etc.).

Engineering degree is an advantage

* Experienced in Microsoft Excel, IT literate

* Experience in supply chain / stock management software, e.g SAP, Unleashed, Sage, Xero

* Experience in PCB manufacture.

Analytical mind, numerate, able to act decisively

* Well organised, attention to detail, excellent time management skills

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Perm
  • Rate: 30000-50000 Per Annum Bonus, shares
  • Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: J-com Resources
  • Contact: Jamie Hayden
  • Tel: 07939 666 997
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  • Reference: vfgraqgrgte
  • Posted: 2016-09-15 10:42:12 -

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