Reference : 576226

Supply Chain Manager

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/13/2020

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Supply Chain Manager opportunity in Stafford.

What impact will you have in this role?

This role is working with our Saint-Gobain Abrasives business to fully satisfy its customers’ needs and achieve world-class customer satisfaction through the accurate and reliable supply chain co-ordination of UK finished products, in line with Saint-Gobain Abrasives business strategy.

In the role as a Supply Chain Manager you will;

  • Manage UK finished good inventory ensuring Customer Service objectives are met whilst optimising inventory levels and value.

  • Responsible for the product availability in the UK Distribution Centre by ensuring demand and supply targets are achieved.

  • Oversee the supply of products into the UK Distribution Centre by owning the MRP process in SAP, ensuring the Material Scheduling team achieve on time delivery and availability from internal and external suppliers through efficient and agile administration of the MRP module with non-conformance and exceptions followed up daily.

  • Drive the PLM process (Product Life Cycle Management) within the UK DC – monitoring and co-ordinating appropriate actions for inventory at each key stage - Introduction, Growth, Maturity, Decline and Obsolescence

  • Support Transport tender activity, collaborating with Purchasing to secure UK contracts fulfilling Group Roadmap requirements in EHS, Service and Cost Optimisation. 

What kind of person are we looking for? 

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you? 

In order to be successful as the Supply Chain Manager, you will have;

  • Materials Management experience (or similar) in a manufacturing or distribution environment.

  • Line Management experience - leading, coaching, defining goals and performance management.

  • Strong understanding and experience of Warehouse Management IT systems.

  • Experience of SAP and Business Intelligence reporting is essential.

  • Effective communication skills, with ability to interact with a wide range of employees across the organisation from shop floor to senior managers. Often translating complex data into simple to understand information.

  • Strong analytical skills, with a high attention to detail and accuracy.

Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions. 

You are applying to work with Saint-Gobain Abrasives this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. 

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

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