Supply Chain/Logistics Co-ordinator

Recruiter
The Recruitment Link Limited
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£30k-£35k + bonus + benefits
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This company are a market leader in their field and a Tier 1 automotive supplier, currently experiencing exceptional growth.
With a global presence in over 30 countries, this employer offers the benefits you would expect from a major blue chip organisation.

They are currently seeking a planning and logistics expert to join their busy team, ensuring the smooth flow of parts to the production facilities is maintained and that completed items are despatched on time to the end customer.

Main Duties:

- Responsible for liaising between Customers & Plants regarding supply issues, ensuring excellent relationships are maintained and requests are dealt with promptly.
- Responsible for negotiating related Logistics cost allocation with Customers
- Understand the impact of different functions' activities on release dates & negotiate accordingly
- Participate in Departmental meetings
- Develop and implement action plans permanently
- Recommend, develop and implement continuous improvement actions of the Projects processes, procedures, policies, activities and reports
- Identify performance deviations and develops action plans for corrections
- Help and assist in problem solving, utilizing proper analytical tools & problem solving techniques
- Minimize labour and freight costs where possible
- Support the Procurement of raw materials required

Candidate requirements:

- Relevant experience in Supply Chain Management in a manufacturing environment, ideally from an automotive OEM or an automotive supplier.
- Knowledge of MS Office, ERP system knowledge
- Technical competence in planning, materials management and control and customs
- Project Management knowledge