Supply Chain Manager

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Photonics is the technology of light and our client, Gooch and Housego are experts in photonics engineering.

Based in Glenrothes, Fife and with research and manufacturing sites across the UK and USA, the organisation has capabilities in optical, mechanical, electronic and software design, enabling innovative and effective manufacturing in the aerospace, defence, industrial, life sciences and scientific research sectors.

Escape Recruitment is currently supporting Gooch and Housego with an excellent opportunity for an experienced Supply Chain Manager that has arisen at our clients expanding Precision Optics facility in Glenrothes, Fife. This is a great opportunity for the right person with the tenacity and experience to overhaul and create a high performing department and contribute to the continued success of this business.

Having already carved a successful career within the supply chain, this role will allow you to make an impact by applying strong supply management and leadership skills to a small team in a fast moving environment.

Reporting to: General Manager, key responsibilities will include:

* Manage the order process through to delivery, identifying, communicating and resolving supply issues.

* Manage working capital and supplier performance through the further roll-out of vendor schedules, Kanban’s, consignment stock and vendor managed inventory.

* Implementation of global strategies, processes and procedures and development and implementation of site supply chain strategies

* Provide leadership and management for the on-site supply chain team. Define organisation structure, objectives, succession and development plans for all supply chain personnel.


Previous experience working as a Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager / Supply Chain Manager with in-depth knowledge of running MRP systems.

* CIPS qualified is highly beneficial.

* Significant experience in developing and managing overseas Supply Chains.

* Excellent planning and organisational ability.

* Results orientated with high levels of conscientiousness and attention to detail.

As an employer, they offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for motivated and talented people. In addition to competitive salaries and benefits including pension and life assurance, they recognise and incentivise both individual and team contribution to growth and are proud to invest in training, development and supporting talented people to help build their knowledge, skills and experience
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  • CV-208532
  • Permanent
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