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Supply Chain Manager

Job Type
Stevenston, North Ayrshire
£55000.00 - £65000 per annum
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Date Added
June 5th, 2024

Title: Supply Chain Manager

Location: North Ayrshire

Type: Full-time, Permanent, Hybrid working

Salary: up to £65,000 DOE

Candidates must have permanent right to work in the UK

SRG is working with an innovative engineering organisation who produce highly advanced and technical products for a variety of industries across the world such as aerospace, security and defence. They are now looking for a Supply Chain Manager to join the team in North Ayrshire on a permanent basis to manage the companies purchasing, planning and logistics strategy.

The position will be based in Stevenson. The role will be 36 hours per week with a 4.5 day working week and half day Friday.


  • Design and maintain departmental budgets.
  • Drive tools and process improvements that affect purchasing and procurement workflows, with emphasis on automating tasks that are currently performed manually.
  • Lead the Supply Chain Team (Purchasing, Planning & logistics) in executing best practices and measuring performance through agreed KPI's.
  • Manage and minimise any risks that may interrupt the supply chain.
  • Work with suppliers to negotiate the most cost effective and business appropriate agreements for the supply of materials and services.
  • Oversees and ensure proper production planning and scheduling programs to meet sales forecasts and to balance the level of manpower and machine requirements.
  • Chair the business Sales, Operations and Planning meeting
  • Implementing new technologies and staying alert to new trends in the sector


  • Degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline
  • CIPS qualified preferred.
  • 5 Years in Supply Chain Management (Managing purchasing, planning and logistics)
  • Proven track record in effective leadership of employees
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Project Management experience
  • Process and Procedurally orientated
  • Contract Management experience
  • Demonstrated track record of implementing change programmes

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to Aoife.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies. SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors. As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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