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Interim Supply Chain Consultant

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sectors:

    Supply Chain Management

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  • Salary:

    £350 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Adam Metcalf

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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    Adam Metcalf

Interim Supply Chain Consultant

Automotive (Tier 1)

West Midlands

6 Month Contract


Our client based in the West Midlands area is searching for a Supply Chain Consultant / Interim Supply Chain Manager to join the business on an initial 6 month contract.

The Role

The successful candidate will be joining the business during a period of significant change and will be tasked with getting to grips with a number of failings within the supply chain in order to correct them and get the business back on to a stable footing.

Once this has been done you will be required to map out the future state of the site whilst also leading the implementation of supply chain processes within a new area of their business.

In addition to the above you will also be tasked with getting to grips with an ERP implementation that is falling behind schedule.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing a team consisting of materials, planning, logistics and stores

  • Lead the resolution of logistical issues within the plant

  • Manage a supply of goods and materials to support the production program

  • Achieve business targets in terms of inventory turns, cost reductions, supplier performance metrics etc

  • Promote a high performance culture within Supply Chain function

  • Manage working capital with regards to Inventory management and supplier payment

  • Develop and maintain third party shipping providers

  • Lead management of key supplier relationships; encouraging value-based strategic partnerships

  • Forge strong working relationships with the customer

The Person

The ideal Supply Chain Consultant / Interim Supply Chain Manager will need to be driven and be able to show true leadership qualities.

Key experiences required:

  • Must have Tier 1 Automotive experience supplying into Jaguar LandRover (JLR)

  • Significant experience with managing a team, ideally in a high volume environment

  • Automotive supply experience is essential

  • A proven track record of enhancing a supply chain and delivering on projects

  • Familiar with MRP and ERP systems