Reference : 568135

Supply Chain Manager

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 05/10/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The 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 working in the Yorkshire region.


How will you support us?


This role is working with Glassolutions where you will be responsible for installing best in class standards national supply chain operations. You will encompass the management of the Downstream Glass logistics fleet as well as the sourcing and stocking of the full range of glass that Glassolutions supplies to its customers.


In the role as a Supply Chain Manager you will;


  • Manage suppliers for all glass products, stock and manufactured, ensuring continuity of supply, service levels and market requirements (cost, quality, speed).

  • Oversee the logistics team for the UK responsible for raw material planning, inventory management, inter-company transport, customer deliveries, third party logistics and transport compliance.

  • Work closely with the operations and purchasing team to minimise costs and ensure customer service level requirements are met.

  • Identify and implement a multisite and scheduling and routing software to ensure the above.        

  • Work closely with the commercial and marketing teams to ensure efficient and effective new product introduction and gain competitive advantage by differentiating on service.


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 in this role, you must have;


  • Degree in an Engineering, Scientific or Supply Chain Discipline or equivalent experience in the role

  • Operational and/or Commercial management experience.

  • Be able to understand and communicate verbal, written information and be numerically adept.

  • People management experience as will be managing others.

  • EHS qualification desirable but not essential (IOSH).


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 employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.


You are applying to work with Glassolutions this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to 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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