Reference : 573609

Supply Planning & Inventory Manager

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/04/2019

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 Planning & Inventory Manager opportunity. 

This role is working with Weber, specialists in the manufacture of industrial mortar products including renders and decorative finishes, tile fixing products, floor screeds, technical mortars and external wall insulation systems. More than that, we are a team who care – taking pride in the work they do, culture they’ve created, and investment in the community.


What impact will you have in this role?

In this newly created role you will take a strategic approach to improving policy and procedure allowing us to operate efficiently, profitably, and to continue supplying quality services and products to our customers, while continuing to be industry leaders and develop our market share. You will achieve this by;

  • Being actively involved in the business and operations for the first 3 – 6 months, learning the role, key stakeholders, and areas of improvement.

  • Develop and implement policy and procedure that will help achieve your strategic vision, and work to meet agreed milestones.

  • Influence and challenge decision makers at all levels to achieve buy-in and support for these changes.

  • Continue to work with key business areas, reviewing progress and adapting our strategy as needed.


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 – to perform well in this position, we also need someone who is;

  • A SAP R/3 Super User, ideally with experience in MM and PP modules. As this is the main system you will be working with, this is essential.

  • Tenacious and embraces the opportunity to develop this role, while remaining respectful to a well-established and dedicated team.

  • A strong understanding of manufacturing and production in the industrial/commercial/construction sector, and the importance of a robust supply chain to support this.

  • Well organised and comfortable managing multiple business areas, with potentially conflicting needs.


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 Weber 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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