Supply Chain Specialist

Position; Supply Chain Specialist
Location; Thame
Salary; £30,000 per annum

Our well-established client in the Thame area is seeking a Supply Chain Specialist on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will have a wealth of knowledge within the supply chain sector.

Main responsibilities;

  • Manage inventory levels utilising a Kanban system, ensuring appropriate levels are maintained to support Production requirements.
  • Managing and placing purchase orders with suppliers.
  • Review stock availability against build plan to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Overseeing the receiving of all inbound deliveries.
  • Day to day supervision of supply chain operatives.
  • Minimise overstocks, address slow moving stock and coordinating the removal of obsolete stock.
  • Maintain and develop supply chain KPI’s and ad-hoc stock reports for supply chain manager.
  • Ensure ERP system is consistently up to date with new products and pricing.
  • Execute process changes and action short term projects.
  • Coordinating cycle counts and stock takes.
  • Work closely with operations and engineering on all supply chain related projects/issues.
  • Any other additional tasks that are appropriate to the role.


  • Previous Supply Chain experience / procurement experience
  • Computer literate
  • Good reading and writing skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Hardworking
  • Reliable

Key words;

Supply Chain, Procurement, Production, Logistics


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