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Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager

Saffron Walden

Salary: £50,000

The Company:

Our client are a family owned business who provide innovative chemistry equipment for safer, cleaner, greener, and more productive chemical research.

Their largest customers are in the academic, pharmaceutical, biotech, agrochemical, chemical, and fine chemical markets.

They sell directly in the UK and internationally via a network of distributors.

The Role:

We are looking for an experienced supply chain professional to manage and develop their supply chain functions, delivering the highest service levels at the lowest operational costs.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to make a real impact by applying strong supply chain management and leadership skills within a growing and dynamic company.

Role Responsibilities:

? Managing Purchasing and Stores personnel - responsible for building high levels of communication, performance evaluation, development and capability.

You will be expected to train, educate and lead your teams in the use of all necessary supply chain techniques

? Recommend and implement a clearly defined procurement and supply chain strategy to all necessary business functions for consistency of supplier management, sourcing and stocking

? Leading the procurement process, successfully delivering cost saving initiatives whilst improving the quality of goods and services received

? Working with existing and new suppliers to develop, improve and strengthen relationships and supply agreements, ensuring that supply meets the needs of the business

? Supplier negotiation to reduce costs and ensure profitability targets are met whilst still meeting customer demand

? Identify opportunities for better sourcing through innovation, improved services and commercial agreements

? Recommend and implement a clearly defined inventory management strategy to ensure company sales demands are met, whilst lead times and stock turn are improved

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