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Supply Chain Project Assistant

Ref #: Supply Chain Project Assistant
Simon Nicholas 27/10/2021
Location: Warwickshire Not Disclosed Warwickshire
Salary: £32,000 to £37,000 £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: N/A
Date: 27/10/2021
Supply Chain Project Assistant

Have you got experience of working in supply chain and managing projects? Fancy being part of a brand new team that's been created in one of Europe's most successful organisations? Love the idea of a clear, time bound progression plan? Well this should be right up your street...

What's on offer?

  • Base salary of £32,000 to £37,000
  • Contributory pension
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Private health cover via salary sacrifice
  • 1 day per week WFH
  • Flexi-time

What will you be doing?

Working as part of newly created team, you'll be responsible for supporting, and in some cases leading, a range of supply chain related projects from inception through to completion and post implementation review. These projects will focus predominantly on high value, complex material handling capital equipment purchases and implementations and logistics optimisation, helping to streamline processes and make them more efficient. You'll be tracking and measuring the progress of all your assigned projects to the project plan, ensuring key milestone are hit against agreed time frames. You'll need to keep all involved fully up to speed with how your projects are progressing, highlighting any bottlenecks in the process or movement of key dates and timings. This will include both internal stakeholders and external suppliers and collaborators.

Who will you be doing it for?

You'll be joining a highly successful, globally recognised brand that have continued to see significant growth and development even during the Covid pandemic. They offer the opportunity for clearly defined, time bound career progression and believe in investing in their people to help them achieve their potential.

What do you need to bring to the party?

To be successful in this role it's expected that you'll be able to demonstrate the majority of the following skills & experience:

  • Previous experience working in a supply chain environment
  • Project management/coordination experience, ideally end to end
  • PRINCE2/PMP (or equivalent) qualified is highly desirable but not essential
  • Experience and understanding of WMS (Manhattan) configuration, automation/material handling solutions and/or transport network design would be highly advantageous
  • Well versed in Excel, including being able to perform Vlookups, pivot tables and IF statements
  • Engaging and professional manner - a confident communicator who is able to build rapport, gain credibility and influence across all levels of a business
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple work loads

If the above sounds like a bit of you and you’d like to learn more, apply today with a copy of your CV, your LinkedIn profile or whatever you have, or drop us a line for a chat. Every application is reviewed by a person, and everyone will get a response, it’s the least you deserve.

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