Supply Chain Manager

  • Job Reference: AWDO-C8653
  • Date Posted: 12 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Guide Dogs
  • Location: Leamington Spa, Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Salary: £47,819 to £54,193
  • Bonus/Benefits: pro rata + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Purchasing & Procurement
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Guide Dogs Jobs, Careers and Vacancies. Supply Chain Manager vacancy in Leamington Spa, Warwick, Warwickshire Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Supply Chain Manager with proven experience of complex planning, forecasting and product lifecycle programs, an analytical mind and good problem-solving skills is required by Guide Dogs based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

 

SALARY: £47,819 - £54,193 pro rata

BENEFITS: 26 Days Holiday (pro rata) plus Bank Holidays. A generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme.

LOCATION: Leamington Spa, Warwick, Warwickshire – with opportunities to work from home as well as the office

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, 6 Month Fixed Term Contract (Interim position)

WORKING HOURS: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Supply Chain Manager with proven experience of complex planning, forecasting and product lifecycle programs, an analytical mind and good problem-solving skills.

The Supply Chain Manager will be accountable for all aspects of planning the Guide Dogs Supply Chain and ensuring long term planning for all people resources (including volunteers) to deliver life changing services.

Working as the Supply Chain Manager you will manage the planning of the partnership supply chain from Breeding to successful matching of partnership, including partnership planning, wait time/demand, dog flow and resource management – dogs and service-related roles.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Supply Chain Manager will include:

  • Analyse, review and recommend the required capacity to successfully deliver guide and support dog partnerships during the strategic period
  • Responsible for ensuring that targets set are realistic, clearly owned and are reflective of known operational and strategic challenges
  • Work in partnership with service development and operations teams to scenario plan the impact of strategic service development on all key resources
  • Responsible for the supply planning processes for Material Resource Planning (MRP) and Master Production Schedule (MPS)
  • Help embed rolling plans in line with Guide Dogs 5 year planning cycle requirements
  • Ensure data integrity through planning stages to ensure best utilisation of assets
  • Identify productivity improvements at all stages of the planning cycle to embed new ways of working in a continuous improvement approach
  • Help define, develop and manage KPI’s to support all supply chain and dog partnership production activities
  • Be the SME, providing coaching and strategic direction to all levels of staff
  • Coach and influence the organisation to understand the principle of supply chain management and ensure they are applied effectively
  • Consult with service development to understand and review the impact of changes to quality standards to support better planning and management
  • Improve the understanding across the organisation of cause and effect of constraints in the supply chain and embed as core function

 

WORKING AT GUIDE DOGS

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • GCSE’s grade C or above in Maths & English, or equivalent (QCF level 2 / SQCF level 5)
  • Relevant professional certification or equivalent experience
  • Experience in working in supply chain management; able to manage the expectations of the customer and recognise when to escalate issues to a higher level
  • Proven experience with complex planning, forecasting and product lifecycle programs
  • Change Management experience
  • Relationship management and people management experience
  • Previous experience of 3rd party sector management
  • Evidence of dealing with confidential issues sensitively and with total integrity
  • Involvement in leading or supporting projects to successful conclusion
  • Extensive experience in a management role at a similar level
  • Experienced in the use of CRM systems
  • Experience of large-scale project management
  • Experience of systems leadership of complexity
  • Sound knowledge of supply chain processes and procedures including planning, demand, and replenishment processes
  • A comprehensive knowledge of GDPR regulations
  • A comprehensive knowledge of safeguarding regulations
  • Computer literate with advanced skills in the Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • A comprehensive knowledge of Lean improvement
  • A comprehensive knowledge of project management and planning
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom they work. They expect all of their employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-C8653

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Guide Dogs

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