Supply Chain Manager

Location UK / Downpatrick Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £55000 - 65000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1356589

 Job Description

Supply chain manager required for Manufacturing company in Downpatrick. 3-5 years experience required. £60-65K

Supply Chain Manager – Downpatrick – £60-65K

The Role:

The responsibilities will include, the application of all Safe working practices, driving all Supply Chain projects and programs to ensure the department is providing the best solution to the business at an optimal cost. The role includes incoming and outgoing logistics, on site stock management, external/off site stock management and storage and engineering stock/stores.


  • Provide a dynamic environment and structure in which employees can work safely and effectively.
  • Manage all logistics operational functions including inventory control, warehousing, transportation, logistics planning, with additional oversight for order processing.
  • Implementation of departmental metrics and reporting
  • Integration with the Purchasing Team to select and manage suppliers, order profiles and acceptable stocks levels.
  • Reducing floor space related to the storage of material whilst not affecting uptime, this will include raw material and WIP
  • Operator Pick Rates & performance management through management team
  • Ensure logistics cover and timely resolution of concerns for a flexible manufacturing organisation
  • Manage the storage and distribution of all Christmas Production (including strategic frozen storage and up-tempering)
  • Assume responsibility for both short and long-term planning of the production areas, holding the relevant department accountable for achievement to plan
  • Packaging loop, ensuring through control methods that there is a sufficient provision
  • Cross functional working
  • Headcount & succession planning

Essential Criteria:

  • Educated to third level, and qualification in Logistics or Supply Chain management
  • 3 – 5 years previous experience in a Supply Chain related management position, including health and hygiene products, food and beverage, consumer-end pharmaceutical production, or other consumer-end specialty chemical production.
  • People Management Experience.
  • Excellent project and programme management skills in Supply Chain
  • An excellent understanding and appreciation of an ‘end to end’ supply chain
  • Proven ‘Safety First’ approach
  • Previous experience of TPM manufacturing environments would be an advantage
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience within a food manufacturing environment
  • Health and Safety qualification 
  • CIPS Qualification


For more information, please call Karen Nicholson at NI Resourcing on 07734033430 or upload your CV through the link provided