Supply Chain Manager

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

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.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

SRG is the leading recruiter of permanent and temporary talent for scientific, clinical and engineering businesses. We are the largest life-science recruitment company in the UK, number 5 in EMEA, and number 8 globally. SRG is powered by Impellam, a connected group providing global workforce and specialist recruitment solutions. To learn more about Impellam Group, visit: SRG was formed in 1990, focusing purely on the life-science industry. With sites across the UK, Ireland, Europe, and North America, our specialised teams now align their knowledge and expertise with the product life-cycle across Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Chemicals, MedTech and FMCG. We place over 800 professionals into permanent positions each year, and currently employ 1,800 temporary contractors/associates across the STEM sectors. People-first STEM recruitment SRG speaks your language. With over 100 ‘expert-to-expert’ staff — made up of experienced scientists, engineers, and clinical, and tech professionals — we implicitly understand the main challenges of your industry. Leaving complex strategies and tired jargon behind, we devise simple, easy-to-digest solutions to your most pressing talent pain points. And with an eye on the latest developments in STEM and recruitment, we’ll help you anticipate and prepare for the future of work. Helping STEM organisations build a talented workforce SRG goes beyond the traditional scope of a recruiter. Forging sustainable, mutually beneficial partnerships with clients and candidates alike underpins everything we do. This is why we strive to provide ongoing support — to clients as they build a talented, engaged workforce for the future, and to candidates as they follow their desired career path.
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