Salary: Negotiable
Reference : 20876

Are you an experienced Supply Chain Quality Manager looking to work for a global Manufacturing company? This is an excellent opportunity to join an international market leading company within the cable manufacturing sector.

The role will be responsible for the effective planning, development of all Materials sourcing activities and therefore of the Material Planning office (including the RM stores) to ensure that material sourcing is consistent with the factory’s requirement and ultimately the customer’s requirements. The selected candidate will also be responsible for overseeing all quality assurance activities.

You will serve as the link between the sourcing of goods and the quality assurance of finished products and be responsible for optimizing the flow from the beginning to the end of the operations.



  • Chare daily Material Planning department meetings.

  • Supervise all materials sourcing activities (44* orders, 45* orders review, production and purchasing exceptions).

  • Supervise invoice queries resolution.

  • Create and control ad hoc KPIs.

  • Keep the Aged Stock of RM within acceptable levels.

  • Liaise with Sales and Engineering departments regarding specific orders, customer enquiries and development with focus on materials sourcing and quality requirements.

  • Identifying, monitoring and evaluating processes for improvement focus and to reduce cost.

  • Supervising correct management of all RM Stores activities.

  • Ensure correct levels of safety stocks are maintained in order to ensure the best trade-off between service to customer, availability for balancing production flow and stock values.

  • Chase/Challenge, in collaboration with Purchasing, suppliers in case of poor service or delays.

  • Work with Purchasing department and suppliers for improving suppliers’ lead times on critical items.

  • Ensure resources are performing all activities of support to other departments.

  • Motivate and developing the team and conducting performance reviews/identifying training needs to ensure that skill base is not a constraint. 

  • Supervise all Quality department’s activities and support the Senior Quality Engineer.

  • Participate to quality assurance activities.

  • Provide cover in the activities performed by the Senior Quality Engineer depending on workload.

  • Ensure Quality and Material Planning departments’ activities are carried out in the most effective and efficient way.

  • Facilitate and foster clear and effective communication between Material Planning, Quality and all other CA departments.

  • Participate in the continuous improvement of Y.E. stock take activities.







    Company benefits:

  • 39 hours per week.

  • 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory bank holidays

  • Contributory pension scheme: employee (4%) and employer (up to 8%)

  • On site car parking

  • reimbursement of Optical, Dental, Chiropody, Consultant fees up to set limits.



  • HNC or above in a relevant field.

  • Experience within a manufacturing environment.

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.

  • “Team player” approach.

  • High level of self-motivation and organisation.

  • MS office and SAP experience.