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Supply Chain Manager

  • Competitive
  • SE London/Kent

Supply Chain Manager – SE London/Kent – Analytical Sciences – Rolling Temporary Contract

About the Company:

We are looking for an experienced Supply Chain Manager to join an expanding analytical equipment company in Kent/ Southeast London. It is essential that applicants have strong people management experience and experience with purchasing, planning, stores and dispatch.



  • On-time in full delivery of products.
  • Achieving KPI’s relating to on-time delivery, supplier performance and evaluation, inventory levels and stock accuracy.
  • Managing capacity through production planning.
  • Monitoring PPV and mitigating price increases.
  • Managing supplier risk.
  • Cross training of staff.
  • Ensuring that health and safety policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Assisting the Operations Manager with implementing strategies and business objectives.
  • Reporting.
  • Managing key matrics for planning, purchasing and stores.
  • Data analysis.
  • Managing supplier relationships and performance.
  • Stock control.
  • Oversee component and product storage, handling and distribution.
  • Stock taking.



  • Experience in purchasing, production planning, stores and dispatch.
  • Experience working as a Supply Chain Manager in a complex manufacturing environment (electronics, electromechanical, equipment, instrumentation, medical device, optics, etc).
  • Experience of risk mitigation for supply chain.
  • Excellent understanding of ERP and MRP systems.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Travel will be required from time to time in UK, Europe and sometimes worldwide.
  • Legally able to work and live in the UK without company sponsorship.

Please note: Travel will be required from time to time in UK, Europe and sometimes worldwide.

Claire Collinson Client Director Regulatory, Quality & R&D Recruitment

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  • +44 (0)113 261 71 81
  • Kinetica (UK) Ltd, Floor 13, Whitehall Waterfront, 2 Riverside Way, Leeds, LS1 4EH, UK