The business plans to more than double in size in terms of turnover in the next couple of years so now is a great time to join the business. You the Supply Chain Manager will report into the MD and manage a Merchandising Assistant.
Setting up and planning for new ranges coming into the business, bought by the buying team.
Keeping a close eye on stock balances and making sure they are in line with demand.
Working alongside and responsible for the merchandising assistant.
Keeping a critical path, making sure incoming shipments run smoothly and on time.
Producing reports and statistics using computer software.
Liaising between factories, internal departments and customers.
Building and maintaining relationships with supply base (including occasional overseas travel).
Passing invoices and working closely with the finance department.
Making sure the quality of the product is in-line with company standards and suitable onward shipment to customers.
The Successful Applicant
Be extremely good at working with statistics.
Possess an ability to analyse data.
Have strong commercial awareness.
Be extremely organised with great attention to detail.
Possess in-depth knowledge of stock systems along with MS Excel and similar PC programs.
Have a minimum of 5 years' experience in supply chain management, and (ideally) previous merchandising experience.
What's on Offer
Close to transport links Growing supplier who are looking to expand Friendly team