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Supply Chain Manager

Location: MIDDLESBROUGH, CLEVELAND, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 30,000-35,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: DAYS ONLY Applications: 21
Posted: 6 months ago Reference: X3-361023

REED Procurement & Supply Chain division are delighted to be partnering with our client, a pharmaceutical manufacturing business, in Middlesbrough on the appointment of a Supply Chain Manager to join their team.

This is a newly created role and an exciting time to join the company in a period of rapid growth! 

Reporting into the Site Director, you will oversee 3 Warehouse staff and be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring overall supply chain strategy. 

This is a full-time and permanent role offering up to £35,000 per annum with an excellent benefits package.

The working hours are 08:30-16:30 Monday to Friday but flexibility may be possible. 


Job Role;

  • Analysis of material supply requirements and plant capacity data to determine the capability to achieve desired objectives
  • Preparing detailed production plan and monitoring all new sales orders and ensuring a production slot is allocated confirming estimated delivery time to customers
  • First point of contact for internal and external customers
  • Assist the team in planning and understanding capacity constraints, planning strategies, and demand fluctuations
  • Establish and execute inventory plan to meet business objectives
  • Responsible for Sales Shipments, including customs documentation
  • Support and participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Execute plans by coordinating supply chain elements resulting in on-time delivery of finished products and materials while satisfying inventory turns and target levels
  • Monitoring quality status of all materials on site
  • Capacity planning in warehouse
  • Supervision of warehouse staff
  • Stock management in coordination with the central Supply Chain
  • Implementation and monitoring of KPI’s in coordination with the central Supply Chain



  • Flexibility if required
  • 25 days increasing by 1 day per year's service up to 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • International, dynamic and innovative environment
  • Possibilities for further development
  • Fun at work in a motivated team


Person Specification;

  • Previous Supervisory experience is essential
  • Working experience in Logistics/Supply Chain
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry would be advantageous
  • Willing to travel and work closely with supply chain in Germany - travel roughly twice a year
  • Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Office, BI and ERP systems (Navision is desirable but not essential)
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team Player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Hands on in approach
  • Great communication skills


This really is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and motivated Supply Chain professional with Supervisory experience. Please apply ASAP to be considered. Closing date; Thursday 16th July 2020.

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