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Supply Chain Manager

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  • Salary:

    £60,000 - £70,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    David Yarwood

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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We’re looking for a Supply Chain Manager on a permanent basis to be based in Meriden, in the West Midlands. This is to work for an industry leader operating in the agricultural sector that is transforming the industry through innovation in new technology, processes and methods.

As a supply chain manager, you'll oversee and manage every stage of the production flow, from purchasing the raw materials to the delivery of the final product. Further information is given below and prospective candidates should possess a strong motivation to succeed both as an individual and within a team. Previous agricultural sector experience is not necessarily required as on the job training will be provided for candidates who have evidenced their ability to perform job roles similar to that described below. The company is looking for long term commitments from candidates and willing to reward and look after their staff accordingly.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES as a Supply Chain Manager

  • Work with procurement managers and buyers to source the right products
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and customers
  • Control manufacturing and delivery processes
  • Plan and implement logistical strategy, ensuring targets are met
  • Oversee product storage, handling and distribution
  • Use computer software to track goods from origin to delivery
  • Work on forecasts and inventories, keeping an accurate record of the process and analyzing performance
  • Manage the costs involved while maintaining quality
  • Ensure you, as a Supply Chain Manager, are aware of exactly what is happening.
  • Manage and motivate a team of staff
  • Improve the overall performance and look for any possible
  • innovations to the process


KEY SKILLS of a Supply Chain Manager

  • Strong planning skills
  • A logical and systematic approach to work
  • Good time management, with the ability to work under pressure, maintain accuracy and keep to deadlines
  • The ability to solve problems and make decisions, as well as to think strategically and laterally
  • Excellent relationship management skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external teams
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Business management and analytical skills



Relevant degree in supply chain management - or equivalent level qualification and experience.



3 years’ experience (minimum) in an equivalent role

High level of professionalism and commitment demonstrated in all that they do



  • £60,000 - £70,000 per annum
  • Holiday entitlement: at least 35 days paid annual leave for all workers who work a 5-day week (excluding bank holidays)
  • Attractive pension programme
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Income protection
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Dental insurance



To apply for the Supply Chain Manager role, please click ‘Apply Now’

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