Supply Chain Manager

Whitstable, Kent
£50k + Benefits
10 Sep 2018
25 Oct 2018
Specialist Area
Supply Chain
Contract Type
Full Time

Supply Chain Manager -
Based in Whitstable, Kent
Circa £50k + Benefits


Our client is looking to recruit an experienced supply chain manager to lead the materials planning and warehouse function.


Key Duties

  • Responsible for a team of warehouse operatives (13 heads) a Supply Chain Anaylst and 2 x Material Planners with close links into the Procurement Manager and their direct and indirect procurement team.
  • Provide operational support and guidance to ensure maximum productivity, including improvements in stock accuracy and delivery of product OTIF.
  • Coach, train and mentor SCM employees in industry standard best practices.
  • Foster excellent interdepartmental relationships in order to close operational gaps and continuously improve internal processes.
  • Prepare and submit relevant SCM reports; ie Inventory, Stock Accuracy, OTIF and present to SMT as required.
  • Create SCM strategies that support the long-term strategic direction of the business as well as the appropriate tactical deployment actions.
  • Optimize all warehousing functions; introduce barcoding, Kardex etc.
  • Responsible for all aspects of product storage, handling and distribution.
  • Working with the wider business to develop forecasts in order to enable the optimisation of inventory levels.
  • Able to work collaboratively with sister divisions in order create best benefits on items such as logistics spend.


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