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Materials Manager

Full Time, Managerial / Executive
Job Sector:
Logistics / Transport, Manufacturing / Warehouse
South Wales
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Salary description:
£40-£45, 000
Start Date:
Petrie Recruitment
Job Ref:

Salary: £40-£45,000

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Elements

Reporting: Head of Supply Chain

Position Overview

·The Supply Chain lead will head the group of material planners to ensure accurate and on time delivery of materials to meet the production schedules.

·Role involves working closely with central purchasing to improve supplier performance and sustainable growth.

·Internally responsible for OTIF schedule adherence working closely with the Warehouse Manager, 3rd party providers and Planners to ensure smooth material flow and optimized warehouse utilisation.

·Leads and develops materials planning team and deputises for Head of Supply chain when required.

Essential Job Functions/ Responsibilities

·Managing team responsible for expediting raw materials and packaging from suppliers based in UK, Europe and USA

·Supplier management for inbound/stockholding strategies to cope with growth of the business

·Supplier management and development – Raw Material suppliers and component suppliers

·Optimisation of material flow within the operation coordinating with all departments

·Inventory management

·Coordinate new supplier set up and materials to support NPD launch plans

·Ensure suppliers forecasts are shared and weekly/monthly capacity plans are created

·Monthly reporting of inventory and stock turn

·Develop individuals and skill sets to meet the needs of complex fast moving business

What the company is looking for in the successful candidate:

Qualifications and Experience - Essential: -

·Wide use of ERP systems inc. MRP

·Supply chain optimisation

·Supplier development

·Excel (medium – high)

·Team management

Qualifications and Experience – Desirable: -

·Degree (or equivalent qualification)

·Significant experience in a ‘lean culture’ working environment;

·Six Sigma/lean training and or certification

·ERP systems – Sage X3 preferred

Essential Skill Requirements: -

·Ability to influence and change systems/processes/mind-sets

·Broad knowledge of production packaging & processing;

·Awareness of modern technology;

·Good communication skills & attitude;

·Team player in a cross functional environment

·Flexible – able to work outside of core hours to ensure business targets are met;

·Competent & self-motivated.

·Data handling / PC skills / Microsoft office/ Project

Petrie Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

Company Description

With over a total of over 75 years of recruitment experience in one office our knowledge of the South Wales recruitment market is unprecedented. Since 1992 Petrie Recruitment has striven to provide the highest levels of service through a culture of integrity and honesty. Operating from a central Cardiff office, the small but highly experienced team of recruitment professionals aim to provide the right people with the right jobs in the right time scales.

Privately owned by Paul and Deborah Harris since 2004 when they successfully completed a management buy out from the founder Lillian Petrie upon her retirement. Since that date the owner-managers have worked hard to instil a culture of “sales through service”. Petrie Recruitment does not follow the industry norm of “sales, sales, sales” rather the belief that if you satisfy your existing customers then growth will come naturally.

As a company we can service all industry sectors from highly regulated multi-nationals through to new start-ups.

Geographically we believe it is important to know the area being serviced in order to truly understand candidates backgrounds and factors such as commuting times, for this reason we work exclusively in the South Wales area .

In summary Petrie Recruitment is the small, but perfectly formed, partner of choice for recruitment within South Wales.

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