Manchester, Greater Manchester
6 months ago
The business are a well established and highly sought after Automotive business and they are looking for a Materials Manager to oversee the materials, planning, logistics and stores and functions for their busy and innovative manufacturing facility. The business has industry leading products and is looking at entering into new markets.
Key responsibilities include:
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.
Develop new sources of supply in line with product technological requirements
Promote a high performance organisation 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
Working with other areas of the business to take forward designs and prototypes of new products
The ideal Materials Manager will need to be driven and be able to show true leadership qualities.
Key experiences required:
Significant experience with managing a team, in a high volume, JIT Automotive 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
Good track record of directly negotiating major contracts
Experience in developing new international sources of supply
Good planning skills
Ideally will have a Supply Chain/Engineering Degree
MCIPS is desirable
Our client is a well established name in their market. They are investing heavily in their UK operation and have scope to train and develop all staff. They offer excellent benefits and have genuine opportunities for progression.
There is an immediate need to recruit this role and our client are keen to interview as soon as possible. If interested please apply now.