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Supply Chain Manager

Posted 4 January by Castle Employment Agency Ended

Supply Chain

Castle Employment are looking for a Supply Chain Manager to work for a well-established and well respected manufacturing businesses based in North Yorkshire

Reporting in to the Operations Manager & Director of Finance the role would be working as part of production and finance and would suit someone with experience within supply chain who is looking for the next stage in their career.


  • Co-ordinating the sourcing, purchasing and intake of products and materials
  • Maintaining maximum/minimum stock levels to ensure that business is able to respond quickly to any changes in production/customer demand
  • Understand all current and future manufacturing projects and their requirements in order to buy any required material
  • Building and maintaining good strategic relationships with key supply partners, links with contacts at different levels.
  • Evaluating the suitability and capability of possible new supply partners
  • Negotiating supply contract terms and service level agreements
  • Ensuring supply chain are receiving complete and unambiguous information to supply goods and services
  • Ensuring that significant purchases are strategically analysed and negotiated prior to orders being placed
  • Establish and maintain an approved supplier list, including performance management
  • Analysing factors affecting costs, negotiate any attempted price rises, watch commodity costs
  • Identifying areas with potential for savings, research alternatives and run pricing exercises to find ways of increasing sustainable profit

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience within manufacturing/engineering in supply chain
  • Planning & organisational skills
  • Experience in managing a small team
  • Good working knowledge of Excel & other IT purchasing packages
  • A motivated & self motivated team player

The Benefits:

  • Good accessible location commutable from both York and Scarborough
  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive company
  • Competitive salary
  • Working for well established, successful manufacturing business

About us:

CASTLE has been established for 50 years providing expert recruitment solutions to the local and wider Yorkshire areas, we have offices in Scarborough and York with 18 specialised staff building trusted partnerships with their clients and candidates. We run a Refer a Friend scheme with shopping voucher rewards for you when they are placed in work - so please recommend a friend to us!

CONTACT: Nikki Holmes- Castle Sales, IT & Procurement on or email

Required skills

  • Supply Chain Manufacturing Engineering Procurement

Reference: 34136981

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