Materials Manager

Ref:

SG 120302

sg@linklifeltd.co.uk

Salary - £65,000 - £70,000 Location - Haddenham Position - Permanent

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Working for a growing manufacturing organisation based just outside of Thame. 

  • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Material strategy including supplier strategies - Quality, Cost Delivery
    • Supplier selection, assessment, performance and improvement
    • Material costs and cost reduction
    • Supplier quality / quality improvement
    • Material acquisition and related processes
    • Inventory / Inventory reduction
    • Continuous improvement
    • Material systems
    • Leadership of materials, staff recruitment and development
  • SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

    • Experienced in all aspects of sourcing and materials management
    • Strong leadership skills and a broad understanding of product manufacturing and related systems
    • Assertiveness
    • Working to deadlines
    • General business commercial / manufacturing experience
    • Some technical knowledge of products and processes
    • Strong interpersonal skills including self-drive and determination to achieve
    • Takes an active part in the management of the business
    • Takes responsibility and ownership
    • Determines future approaches and improvements
    • Makes things happen
    • Ability to operate within company guidelines
    • Ability to determine and implement a future direction with minimal supervision
  • QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Relevant sourcing skills within plastic, metals and electronics
    • Knowledge of ERP systems and implementation of new systems
    • Implementation of change and improvement with systems and materials management
    • Aggresive cost reduction experience
    • Financially & Commercially aware
       

     

  • BENEFITS:

    • 25 days holidays plus bank holiday
    • Early finish Friday
    • Flexible working
    • Free parking on site
       
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