Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Supply Chain Manager


Job Description:

Orion are proud to be working closely with an engineering manufacture who design and manufacture cutting-edge instrumentation supporting a wide range of industries, looking to embed a competent Supply Chain Manager to oversee and support the purchasing functions throughout the business.

Renumeration and benefits awarded to the Supply Chain Manager:

  • £50k - £60k
  • Free Dental Cover
  • Free Medical Cover
  • Offers Hybrid working (Monday, Wednesday & Fridays)
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays


Responsibilities for the Supply Chain Manager will be:

  • Lead small team of buyers and procurement projects.
  • Daily management of a small team of buyers
  • Supplier selection proposals and approval to include fact finding, audits, negotiation etc.
  • To support expediting delivery if necessary
  • To generate supplier confidentiality and service level agreements where required, necessary filing onto company server
  • To generate RFQ (Request For Quotation) packs for new supplier, to include drawings, usage and target pricing
  • Validate and compare incoming quotes to identify potential suppliers
  • Prepare supporting information for cost negotiation with suppliers, including usage information, competitive quotations and comparisons, engineering data/drawings, annual spend with supplier
  • Supplier visits as and when necessary
  • Daily reports complete by purchasing team
  • Effective management of procurement projects
  • Introduce and set up good quality suppliers with all relevant agreements in place


Skills and experience needed for the appointed Supply Chain Manager are:

  • Assertiveness but approachable
  • Minimum 5 years in a similar role
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Good organisation and administration skills with attention to detail
  • Computer literate in MS Office especially Excel & Word
  • Good working knowledge of MRP
  • Experience with Electro/Mechanical procurement in a manufacturing environment is a must.
  • Driving licence and willing to travel between sites
  • Ability to read engineering drawings


To find out more on how you could be the successful Supply Chain Manager in this growing organisation APPLY NOW!

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing