Supply Chain Specialist

  • Location
    Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary
    £26,000.00/Year
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
    JN-032021-175162

Adecco Sunderland has an exciting opportunity to join a well-established company as a Supply Chain Specialist on a permanent basis based in Sunderland.



My client offers a competitive salary of £26,000 and is full time, 37.5 hours per week.



Job Summary:


Place, follow-up and monitor orders on internal and external suppliers. Work with suppliers to obtain delivery dates, improve due dates and minimise back orders



Duties & Responsibilities:


Performance will be measured based on expediting effectiveness, supplier on-time delivery performance, inventory value and inventory turn, back orders and master data integrity.



Competences Required:


Behaviours & Attitude:


Personal accountability


Personal integrity


Courage to drive through change in a professional manner


Hands on approach


Passion to "make a difference"


Excellent customer focus


Ability to network and form relationships at all levels




Skills & Knowledge:


Supply chain knowledge


Inventory control & management


Distribution knowledge (outbound & internal)


Continuous knowledge & mindset


Supplier relationship management


Proficient in Microsoft Word,


Outlook and Excel


ERP experience


Knowledge of MRP/inventory planning systems


Analytical reasoning


Ability to problem solve


Good understanding of Continuous Improvement techniques


Good oral and written communication skills


Project Management skills


Ability to multitask



This role is mainly office based with a requirement for occasional travel.



Education & Experience:


A degree in an applicable field is desirable but not essential


MCIPS is desirable


Minimum of 2 years practical experience as a Planner/Buyer/Expeditor



Adecco are an equal opportunities employer


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Kirstie Hudson