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Supply Chain Controller

  • Role Type
  • Contract

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa

  • Closing Date
  • 20/03/2020

Job Description

The Role

To assist the Supply Chain and Planning function with the administration and management of demand orders including internal production orders, incoming customer orders, purchase order placement and subsequent expediting and management.

Main activities

  • Management and scheduling of supplier deliveries to support production schedules and spares requirements
  • Processing of daily MRP messages including order placement and expediting with the supply base
  • Processing of requisitions for non-production materials
  • Assist with the processing of incoming customer sales orders, including import and export processes
  • Managing and processing customer orders to generate demand within the company MRP system
  • Support the Purchasing function in the resolution of invoice and supplier queries
  • Updating and developing KPI’s to measure the performance of the Supply Chain and Planning function
  • Support of the wider Supply Chain and Planning function as required

Ideal background and experience

  • Must have excellent IT skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel and ideally large ERP/MRP systems
  • Supply chain management in a low volume, high value, high variety manufacturing environment
  • Experience working in small integrated teams
  • Experience in sales order management, Production planning or demand planning
  • Understanding of mainstream automotive or aerospace quality management processes
  • Negotiation of price and terms with suppliers would be an advantage

Key skills and abilities

  • Ability to work in a team for the wider benefit of the team’s overall objectives
  • Willingness to help other members of the team outside core job, in pursuit of overall team objectives
  • Strong attention to detail and a drive to do tasks right first time.
  • Ability to manage own workload with minimum supervision
  • Good practical understanding of the impact of supply chain activity on business performance