Supply Chain Manager

Leeds, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH31581

£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

Supply Chain Manager

North Leeds

Circa £50,000

Role Profile

A brilliant opportunity has arisen to join a growing business based north of Leeds as a Supply Chain Manager. This is an excellent role for an experienced manager who has worked in a continuous Manufacturing environment and who is eager to implement new KPI's and drive a Lean vision. You will be responsible for various departments including Purchasing, Logistics, Planning, Scheduling and Customer Service. This role would suit an analytical leader who drives results and leads by example.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing supplier performance and negotiating pricing and commercial terms
  • Working on end to end supply chain
  • Establish new relationships with suppliers
  • Implementing supplier KPI's and ensuring OTIF
  • Managing and creating process improvements
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Providing a Lean vision and implementing it throughout the business
  • Maintain and build effecting working relationships with global suppliers
  • Challenge existing processes and offer alternative that benefit the business

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Experience in a continuous manufacturing environment. Paper, Glass or Textile would be preferable
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Strong change management skills
  • Management experience of supplier and inventory
  • First-hand knowledge of Lean Six SIgma
  • Examples of strong supplier relationships and cost savings
  • SAP experience


Our client is a leading business based north of Leeds. The company is constantly expanding and is looking for someone to join who will really add to the business.


Circa £50,000

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