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Job titleSupply Chain Manager
Job typeMeditech
Salary38,000 - 42,000 GBP Yearly
LocationUK South
Bonus PackageCompany Wide Bonus (Circa £2,000)
Job description

Are you experienced in purchasing, inventory and logistics? Are you looking for the next step in your career? We are currently supporting a leading medical technology company who specialise in sterile processing and endoscopy products. They’re looking for an experienced, successful Supply Chain Manager to join their team.

The company

Focused on providing high quality products that represent great value to customers, our client is a leading company in the sterile processing and endoscopy spaces. They offer a broad, ever-expanding product portfolio aimed at improving patient safety and surgical outcomes and are dedicated to improving safety and efficiency in hospitals around the globe.

With strong growth projections over the next few years, this is a brilliant time to join them!

The role

As a Supply Chain Manager you’ll be responsible for executing planning strategies for ordering, Material Requirements Planning, and supply strategies. This is a fantastic opportunity to support a growing brand by helping to improve business through managing purchasing.


Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the development of planning strategies
  • Execute and manage the purchase order lifecycle through process, reporting, and metrics
  • Determine need and confirm purchase orders
  • Manage and resolve expedites, reschedules and supply issues
  • Lead on purchase order accuracy to drive effectiveness
  • Support on process execution, vendor issues, and problem solving
  • Ensure accuracy of data and records in the planning and purchasing system
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers, including managing expectations and driving continuous improvement
  • Liaise with suppliers on improvements in cost, quality, lead times etc.
  • Support the Product Management and Sourcing teams
  • Lead on the creation and execution of global and business unit processes, reporting and metrics
  • Act as a decision maker for the strategic direction of the procurement team
  • Provide insight on purchasing trends and performance
  • Visit suppliers to determine suitability
  • Participate in supplier audits
  • Organise and maintain efficient process controls


The requirements

You will have over 10 years of experience in progressive purchasing, as well as:

  • Experience with purchasing, inventory, logistics and supplier management
  • Experience in the management of a purchasing team (preferably over 5 years)
  • Bachelors (or equivalent) degree in business
  • Previous experience in the medical industry
  • ISO quality systems knowledge
  • Strong experience with ERP/MRP systems and MS Office
  • Able to manage supplier relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Evidence of a customer service focused attitude


Important information

FMC contact for this role: Ryan Tosh (

Reference number: 8696

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Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.