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Supply Chain Manager, £45,000, Blandford


As the Supply Chain Manager for this vital manufacturer, you will lead, motivate, and develop the procurement and stores teams to guarantee the effective running of the procurement and stores function. Reporting directly to the Operations Director, you will implement, manage, and develop continuous improvement programmes in line with the business objectives.


As Supply Chain Manager you’ll:

  • Recruit and train staff while maintaining excellent team morale
  • Develop and manage a continuous improvement programme within the procurement and stores function of the business
  • Ensure Procurement and Stores personnel follow all applicable standards, procedures, and practices
  • Build and manage relationships with suppliers, identifying alternatives where appropriate
  • Set KPIs and targets for departmental work outputs and monitor performance
  • Produce reports to track performance of personnel, processes, and products


The successful Supply Chain Manager will:

  • Have solid experience working in a purchasing/procurement management role, particularly with a high variety of materials
  • Be educated to degree level – a CIPS qualification would be highly desirable
  • Have knowledge of manufacturing scheduling systems, such as Kanban
  • Be an analytical and determined problem solver
  • Be an excellent communicator with sound negotiation and influencing skills
  • Have a pro-active approach to your work and be a self-starter


Rubicon Recruitment’s client is an established manufacturer of quality and bespoke products specifically engineered to meet the varied demands of an ever-growing health sector. Using innovative and award-winning technologies they have developed customer specific solutions for national government, public and private services for 70 years.


As the Supply Chain Manager, in addition to the basic remuneration, the successful candidate will benefit an above statutory pension, 33 days holiday (inc BH), free parking, life assurance and a modern working environment.


Working as the exclusive recruitment consultancy on this Supply Chain Manager role we have committed to submit suitable candidates to our client by 14th September, therefore please reply to this advert or call Jess or Ollie to discuss the role further.

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