Marketing Executive- Lisburn
13th January 2020
Buyer- Armagh
16th February 2020

Supply Chain Manager


Dungannon Based

Hawk Recruitment is delighted to be working with our Dungannon based company who are a fast growing, progressive and innovative company and who are market leader global supplier.

Due to continued growth, they have a fantastic opportunity for a Supply Chain Manager to join their award-winning team.

As Supply Chain Manager you will play a key role in the future growth of the business, managing the supply chain to ensure stock availability and stock holding budgets are held in line with business objectives and cost saving initiatives are implemented by introduction of JIT and business forecasting models.

You will:

  • Lead, develop and motivate staff towards the achievement of targets and objectives
  • Develop internal processes to improve efficiencies
  • Implement parameters and processes in ERP system to ensure supplier lead times, buffer stock, customer agreed delivery dates, stock availability and stock holding budgets are all met and maintained at levels to meet targets
  • Operate a JIT process whereby stock is kept a minimum while covering business needs
  • Ensure machines bought in are delivered on time, costed and priced correctly and have robust supplier warranty agreements in place
  • Ensure the team have oversight of goods required for both internal and external customers and meet the deadlines specified
  • Predict future material requirements and work with supply base to secure reduced lead times
  • Identify and implement improvement and cost saving measures with the purchasing team
  • Development of costing forecasts
  • Oversee logistics of goods and ensure within budget and on time
  • Develop a balance score card for supplier performance, cost, quality and delivery
  • Strategic outsourcing of new suppliers to improve quality and price
  • Lead supplier negotiation and identify new supply routes to achieve cost savings
  • Supplier management, to include commercial discussions, contracts, legalities and payment terms
  • Responsibility for warranty agreements, to conclude creation and maintenance
  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships, which will include travel internationally
  • Establish consumables supply
  • Responsible for all business purchases to include fixed assets
  • Responsible for supplier quality returns You will need:

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Whilst a third level qualification is preferred, a proven track record of achievement in a Supply Chain environment (or equivalent) is considered essential
  • Commercial experience with track record of dealing directly with suppliers
  • Experience of and a proven track record of staff management, appraisal and development of team
  • A strong motivator with excellent communication skills
  • Proven track record of consistently meeting KPI’s
  • Experience of using MRP/ERP systems

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Excellent communication and IT skills
  • Drive and energy for results
  • Practical and commercially aware
  • Business acumen
  • Ability to prioritise and organise
  • Timely decision making
  • Ability to work in an environment that is fluid with constantly changing priorities

For more information on this role please get in touch with Helen on 02838 890096 or email cv

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00 to £40,000.00 /year

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