Supply Chain Assistant

The Company:
Our Client is growing steadily and they are looking for a Supply Chain Assistant who will be responsible for the day to day activities including warehouse co-ordination, purchase order updates, stock management, customer service and monitoring of quality and returns.

Job Responsibilities:
* Review open Purchase Orders to ensure that all delivery dates are accurate and shipping is tracked from Supplier to warehouse.
* Confirming stock availability to the Sales Team.
* Ensure that documentation is received and prepared for stock due in.
* Review discrepancies for all deliveries and request credit notes from suppliers where applicable.
* Maintain communication with the warehouse to monitor all warehouse activity.
* Assist with allocation of stock to customers to ensure maximum efficiency.
* Print customer delivery labels and manifests and ensure that these are with the warehouse to meet delivery deadlines.
* Ensure bookings are made on time with customer warehouses.
* Ensure stock accuracy is maintained in the warehouse through cycle counting, specific checks and annual stock checks.
* Production of the weekly Activity Based Reporting for the warehouse.
* Ensure that all required data is held in full and filed correctly (e.g. proof of export/delivery).
* Creation of product codes and barcodes for new products.
* Ensure that new products are set up correctly on the IT System
* Check all Quality reports that are sent from Suppliers. Action/Escalate any issues and communicate approval for orders that pass QC checking process.
* Control outbound quality, ensuring that all products that leave the warehouse are in good condition.
* Monitor returns using all available reports to ensure that all issues are quickly dealt with.
* Build relationships with Supply Chain of all key accounts to ensure that their requirements are met / exceeded.
* Participate on teams and special projects as assigned by the Operations Director

Preferred Skills:
* Good standard of education, including good numeracy, and written and spoken English skills
* Supply chain management experience
* Multi SKU demand and forecasting experience
* Excellent Excel spread sheet skills
* Good team working skills
* Consistently high degree of accuracy
* Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
* Good communication skills
* Organisational skills
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Ability to prioritise and to adapt quickly to changing circumstances
* The post holder will be required to travel in connection with the requirements of the position to suppliers, customers, outsourced facilities, exhibitions, trade fairs and for training purposes.

Personal Attributes:
* The post requires a highly motivated individual with the ability to work unsupervised on his/her own initiative as part of a team in a fast growing company.
* The post holder will have a willingness to travel away from the office from time to time.

Associated Benefits:
Training on the key systems and processes will be provided
Any further relevant training and skills development will be identified and provided on an on-going basis

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Totnes, Dartington

Salary : 18k pa

Date Advertised : 08 Nov 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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