Developing and implementing an effective supply chain is an important part of any business - from procurement, planning and manufacturing through to warehousing, logistics and transport. By ensuring that all systems are running smoothly, you can prevent projects from going over budget or off schedule and improve customer service.
With so much at stake, it's easy to see why supply chain managers play such a key role in the ongoing success of a business.
People in these roles are responsible for the day-to-day management of deliveries and inventory, understanding demand, adapting to market changes and creating or adjusting policies in order to improve performance in terms of KPIs like budget, time restraints and quality control.
Of course, supply chain managers are also in charge of teams, so the role will involve training and motivating staff, as well as resolution management, scheduling shifts and taking part in recruitment drives.
When applying for a job as a supply chain manager, candidates should have demonstrable commercial acumen and excellent analytical and numerical skills.
An ability to communicate clearly with clients, stakeholders, directors and staff is a must and you should be capable of working in a busy environment where tight deadlines must be upheld. Negotiation, delegation and change management skills are also a must.
Successful applicants will also need to be IT literate and able to use spreadsheet and database software, as well as other relevant technology.
If you're ready to take the next step in your career with a position as a supply chain manager, Cast UK is the perfect choice.
We work with clients throughout the country to find the best talent for every vacancy and our team of regional specialists have an excellent understanding of the job market in the areas of their expertise.
So if you're ready to take your next step on the career ladder, look no further than Cast UK. To find out more about how Cast UK can help you recruit a Supply Chain Manager for your business or find you a job as a Supply Chain Manager then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
Situated on the North Sea, East Anglia is a region that includes counties like Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, as well as the city of Peterborough.
Up until the 17th century, most of the region was marshland. A network of river diversions and drainage systems built in the 1600s allowed the area to be converted to arable land and the population began to increase.
Prior to the Industrial Revolution, East Anglia was known for its textile production, but much of this industry moved north to the Midlands during the 18th and 19th centuries.
One of the most famous institutions in the region is the University of Cambridge, which is one of the world's oldest educational establishments. A near-by cluster of tech businesses - the so-called Silicon Fen - comprises a number of start-up companies, most of which can be linked to the university.
Much of East Anglia's economy is based in agriculture and food production and offers a broad range of opportunities for those seeking Supply Chain Manager vacancies.
Colman's mustard is manufactured in the region, as is Robinsons squash. A Bernard Matthews turkey farm is located near Weston Longville and Aunt Bessie's roast potatoes are made in Westwick. Meanwhile, Premier Foods manufactures Hartley's Jam, Smash instant potatoes and Rose's Marmalade. In addition, Bird's Eye has two factories in the region.
Here at Cast UK, our team of recruitment consultants are committed to finding the best talent for each vacancy. We have extensive experience in the fields of procurement, supply chain and logistics and can provide the advice you need to find your next Supply Chain Manager position.
In addition, our regional specialists can help you to understand the job market in East Anglia - such as who the top employers are, the type of salary you can expect and other information about living and working in a particular area.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within East Anglia or source a new job in East Anglia then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
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