Supply Chain coordinator

We manufacture a range of electronic fluid analysis equipment and are currently recruiting a Supply Chain Coordinator
 
Location:
 
Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire (Relocating to Evesham, Worcestershire - Quarter 2, 2022)
 
Job specification
 
·       Forecast levels of demand for services and products

·       Keep a constant check on stock levels; including slow moving and Brexit contingencies

·       Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality

·       Implement a Supplier Audit process and monthly KPIs

·       Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers and relevant internal departments

·       Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers

·       Negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided

·       Keep contract files and use them as reference for the future

·       Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities

·       Develop a purchasing strategy

·       Produce reports and statistics using computer software

·       Evaluate bids and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors

·       Ensure suppliers are aware of business objectives

·       Attend meetings and trade conferences

·       Train and supervise the work of other members of staff
 
 
Key tasks:
 
·       Co-ordinate a Supplier Audit Matrix/Process
 
·       Be responsible for stock in all aspects
 
·       Review/negotiate all utilities and services providers
 
·       Monitor supplier performance
 
·       Attend Production & Engineering Meetings
 
·       Report on cost-down
 
·       Supplier & trade show visits
 
·       Support and assist the Purchasing Assistant with MRP stock ordering
 
·       Fully familiar with 5S and lean manufacturing techniques

 
Qualifications:
 
·       Experienced in using an MRP/ERP system (We use Microsoft Dynamics AX)
 
·       At least 3 years’ experience in similar role

·       Italian speaking an advantage though not essential

·       CIPS qualifications (or similar) would be advantageous

·       Fully familiar with 5S and lean manufacturing techniques

·       From a manufacturing background
 
 
 
Salary and Benefits
 
·       Dependent on experience - to be confirmed on application

 
Applications
 
 ·       CV to be sent to Operations Director Sophie Fisher at: sfisher@mpfiltri.co.uk – We are currently recruiting more than one vacancy please make it clear in your email which position you are applying for.
 

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