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Job Title:

Supply Chain Coordinator - 10565

Job Reference:

10565

Job Location:

Gillingham

Job Salary:

£26-28K pa

Job Type: Permanent

Our Client is seeking an experienced Supply Chain Coordinator to join their team on a permanent full-time basis (office based). 

 

Location:         Near Gillingham, Kent

Salary:             £26,000 - £28,000  pa – annual KPI/PR bonus

Hours:             8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday

9am to 3pm on Friday

Benefits:          Work from home days, 25 days annual leave + BH + annual bonus

 

The Supply Chain Coordinator will ideally have experience of dealing with retailers: High Street and online and use SAP or similar package.

 

This role would suit candidates with experience in production planning, scheduling, supply chain management with a general understanding of production planning principles, theories & concepts or purchasing.

 

Main duties/responsibilities of the Supply Chain Coordinator:

 

  • Be responsible for planning, coordination and control of the production process for specified customers, escalating any concerns to Line Manager.
  • Manage production schedules to establish lead times of each operation to meet customer orders.
  • Challenge and calculate the human and material resources needed, estimate costs for forward planning.
  • Ensure that UK production (packing) is cost effective and identify savings where possible.
  • Monitor the production processes, suggest improvements and adjust schedules as needed to ensure customer expectations are met.
  • Maintain inventory of materials needed to complete production, get regular updates from colleagues on UK and Far East supplier production to ensure up to date information to plan efficient UK production, highlight timing issues to colleagues around the business where necessary.
  • Manage the FE Critical path.  Chase FE suppliers for delivery dates, monitor production to ensure shipping dates are met, highlight & address issues and delays and work with colleagues to resolve them.
  • Resolve issues relating to planning conflicts and issues.
  • Raise purchase orders and delivery notes; update goods-in and finished goods information.
  • Book in deliveries with customers and hauliers.
  • Liaise with customers regarding availability, managing customer expectations and providing the best possible customer service.

 

Qualifications & experience required:

Essential

  • GCSE minimum C grade in English & Maths with strong numerical skills
  • Customer service experience, ideally within a production / supply / distribution environment
  • Experience of office procedures & computerised systems with accurate & fast data inputting skills
  • UK driving licence & authorisation to work in the UK

 

To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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