Supply Chain Co-Ordinator, Print & Packaging - East Midlands
Global Packaging manufacturer seeks an experienced Supply Chain Co-Ordinator to support the business in the day to day execution of materials management and to develop, improve and streamline the production planning process, delivering excellence and consistency within its 24/7 manufacturing operation.
You will liaise with Suppliers on all issues that affect the supply of raw materials, managing daily call offs and working to find alternatives where appropriate. Working closely with Sales and Production Departments, you’ll seek to ensure all customer deadlines, utilizing planning software pro-actively (MRP, Solasoft and Avante Systems) and working efficiently to report / resolve all issues across the business.
You’ll also manage a small team, implementing good systems housekeeping and reporting weekly/monthly KPI’s, developing a close working relationship with the various teams across the Business.
You must have acquired a high standard of Microsoft Excel skills, along with demonstrable raw materials purchasing experience in a fast paced production / manufacturing environment. Excellent verbal & written communication skills are essential, along with the ability to drive for clarity and results when faced with ambiguity.
Ideally you’ll have some Planning experience and a working knowledge in the Print / Packaging industry would be very desirable, but not essential. You’ll possess a pragmatic approach to single and multiple deadline problem solving and be passionate, self-motivated and able to quickly recognise problems and take actions to achieve positive results.
This is a key role in the Company’s continued investment, growth and drive in the Packaging sector and offers an attractive salary and the opportunity to work for a global leader in its market, with the associated security and longevity of career opportunity and progression.