Supply Chain Manager - Automotive

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Glen Callum Associates
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Date Posted
7th December 2017

Job Description

Supply Chain Manager – Automotive Components Manufacturing

Supply Chain Manager based within the West Midlands is needed for an international leader within automotive, independent aftermarket and industrial component manufacturing.

 Midlands Based Commutable from Wolverhampton, Cannock, Stafford, Telford, Tamworth, Walsall, West Bromwich, Burton on Trent

Competitive Salary + Exceptional Benefits + Generous Holiday Entitlement

The Candidate

Reporting to the Plant Manager the Supply Chain Manager takes responsibility the complete supply chain including transport management.

  • Commercially proven background.
  • Practical, hands-on flexible approach.
  • Networker good at facilitating between colleagues/department.
  • Customer supplier relationship management.
  • Sound working knowledge of control systems.
  • IT literate, SAP.
  • Experience of automotive component materials control systems.
  • Experience in logistics and warehousing.
  • Track record of low cost supply chain management.
  • Sound experience of vendor rating, stock control, finance.
  • Experienced in short lead time supply

The Role

  • Development of Supply Chain strategy with emphasis on cost reduction and delivering high class customer performance requirements.
  • Challenge stock holding inventory levels in all areas.
  • Review and improve supply chain KPI metrics.
  • Identify cost improvements across the Supply Chain
  • Improve Lean concepts throughout the supply chain, ensuring all staff are trained to an adequate level on Lean techniques
  • Provide high quality Production Planning techniques, driven by Lean process thinking.
  • Provide logistical support for all external customers, ensuring delivery performance targets are achieved.

To apply for the position of Supply Chain Manager please forward your CV to Kayleigh Bradley, Senior Recruiter at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Kayleigh directly for a further chat on the job.

Kayleigh is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Kayleigh and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!


Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

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