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Our team of passionate Supply Chain & Procurement Consultants understand the importance of securing a job that is career changing, or an employee that will strengthen your business. They care about people and focus on building long term relationships with clients and candidates.

If you’re looking for a job or star candidate within the Supply Chain, Procurement or Logistics industry, these guys go the extra mile!

I have worked closely with ASC for a number of years, first as a candidate and now as a client. They have placed excellent candidates with me, having taken the time to truly understand requirements down to the finest detail. Anthony Emery, Head of Logistics Operations, Automotive manufacturer.

Typical Supply Chain & Procurement Roles

Supply Chain

  • MP&L
  • Analyst
  • Planner & Co-Ordinator
  • Demand Planner

Procurement

  • Buyer
  • Category Manager
  • Commodity Manager
  • Assistant

Logistics

  • General Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Shift Manager
  • Transport Manager

We also recruit for Executive level roles, please view our Executive pages to understand more about our approach within this area.

Industry Focus

We partner with a number of companies across the UK who sit within the following industries:

Automotive | General Manufacturing | 3rd Party Logistics | Parcel Distribution | Retail Distribution


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Inventory Systems Engineer

Inventory Systems Engineer (Contract) Job opportunities have become available, within a leading manufacturing business. Located near Coventry, this well-regarded company is offering a competitive hourly rate, for the right engineering professionals.

Inventory Systems Engineer role -

To lead the development, support and implementation of systems for inventory management, production planning and capacity planning in the SAP MRP

Inventory Systems Engineer duties include -

  • Develop the overall supply chain systems to optimise inventory levels including the development of the Sales Inventory and Operations planning processes (SIOP)
  • Develop systems to consolidate sales and demand forecasts from the demand planners, business development, MRO and NPI to produce a rolling factory demand schedule
  • Support monthly SIOP, factory and capacity review meetings with key business development personnel and operations management
  • Develop, maintain and support business development functions in determining lead times, minimum/maximum order and pack sizes and manage the MRP system to support these.
  • Design and develop effective planning systems for low value parts implementing where practical call-off, consignment and Kanban systems
  • Develop and maintain a robust inventory obsolescence and reduction process including the maintenance of master data settings and order modification
  • Support the demand planning team in the implementation of the plans, and the maintenance of the price lists.
  • Carry out special duties as assigned.

Inventory Systems Engineer desirable skills/experience/attributes -

  • HND or degree (or equivalent) in relevant subject area or relevant experience.
  • Experience in forecasting, material requirement management, inventory management, logistics management, or a customer supporting role is required.
  • Familiarity with ERP software applications (SAP, Forecasting Systems).
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, complemented by the ability to prioritise workload with attention to detail and a sense of timeliness.
  • Strong PC skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • National and international travel may be required for Customer visits.

Inventory Systems Engineer position benefits -

  • Friendly working environment and hours.
  • Opportunity to work for a leading and ever growing manufacturing business.
  • The potential of working in this role for a long period of time

If interested in this position, please apply through this advert immediately.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Shift Manager

Shift Manager

Rotating shifts

Cambridgeshire

3PL E-fulfilment

Salary Circa £35000

A leading 3PL organisation are recruiting a shift manager for one of their flagship distribution centres based in Cambridgeshire. You will manage a team within an E-fulfilment/Retail distribution centre and have experience as a shift manager within a fast moving, challenging environment.

The Job

  • You will supervise and motivate your team to ensure all delivery standard and deadlines are achieved.
  • Ensure you have the correct level of resource, i.e. staffing levels appropriate to match operational demands.
  • Manage your team to ensure all KPI's are met.
  • Conduct formal disciplinary, performance and grievance reviews
  • Maintain a high level of health and safety standards across the site

Experience Required

  • Previous shift management/team leading experience essential.
  • You will need to have experience of working within a DC where you worked with E-fulfilment or retail fulfilment.
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Ability to react to the business needs and multi-task
  • Commercially aware and have a high level of attention to detail

You will be working for an exciting, dynamic, established, growing business that is constantly changing and positively reacting to the market and consumer trends. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of something big and to grow your career further.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Material Buyer/Planner

£28000 - £30000 per annum Health Cash Plan, Life Assurance Scheme

Are you an experienced material purchasing and planning professional looking for your next opportunity?

Are you looking to work for a global known company with an outstanding reputation?

Then we'd love to hear from you!

The company is a hugely successful manufacturing business growing year on year. Do not miss out on this fantastic opportunity.

You will be responsible for:

  • Material buying and scheduling for the manufacturing sector
  • Managing existing supplier relationships
  • Selecting potential suppliers for the business
  • Material planning
  • Negotiating
  • Monitoring costs and quality on materials
  • Updating and managing an ERP system

We would love to hear from you if you have had the following experience:

  • Experience of using SAP would be ideal
  • You will be able to read engineering drawings
  • Supplier negotiations skills
  • Ideally stores experience within the manufacturing/engineering industry
  • Ideally you will have two year's experience within a procurement role (Buyer, Junior Buyer, Buying Assistant, Material Planner or Material Buyer)

Benefits:

  • Salary £28000 - £30000 (Depending on experience)
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Free parking
  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities.

If you're interested hearing more about the role then please apply online today!

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Senior Operations Manager

£55000 - £65000 per annum

Senior Operations Manager

Peterborough

Permanent

Circa £60k per annum

An established market leading 3pl business is looking for a Senior Operations Manager at their Distribution Centre based in the Peterborough area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop a team of around 100 employees to deliver outstanding service to your customers.
  • Ensure all KPI's and service levels are being met and where possible exceeded.
  • Drive change within the organisation to improve performance across all areas of the operation.
  • Develop strong relationships with your customers and to work closely with your team to ensure service levels are met and exceeded.
  • Ensure all operational and health and safety policies are adhered to.

Candidate Requirements

  • You will have experience as an Operations Manager within a Retail/ Distribution/3PL environment, ideally with experience of management within an e-fulfilment operation.
  • Proven track record of developing and leading successful teams to ensure all service levels are met.
  • Customer facing experience and the ability to build a strong relationship with these.
  • Strong communication skills and high attention to detail
  • Organised and efficient

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Administrator

AN EXPERIENCED ADMINISTRATOR IS REQUIRED!!

Are you looking to work for a vibrant, dynamic company who are known worldwide? Then we'd love to hear from you!

The company is a successful manufacturing business that has established itself over the last fifty years.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing administrative support to a busy training team
  • Liaising with in-house staff regarding training needs and booking courses
  • Managing and updating a database
  • Producing weekly and monthly reports for management
  • Data management
  • Customer service duties

We would love to hear from you if you have had the following experience:

  • Ideally a previous administrative role within a training role
  • You may have previously worked as an Administrator or Senior Administrator
  • Excellent IT skills: include Microsoft Excel and spreadsheets

Benefits:

  • This job is paying £23000
  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities.
  • This a permanent and full time position

This job is easily commutable to anyone living in High Wycombe.

If you're interested hearing more about the role then please apply now!

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Anna Willis

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Senior Operations Manager

£47000 - £50000 per annum £4200 car allowance

A SENIOR OPERATIONS MANAGER IS REQUIRED!

Are you looking to work for a vibrant, dynamic company who work with some of the UK's biggest brands? Then we'd love to hear from you!

The company is a successful distribution business that has established itself over the last twenty years, and also are renowned for delivering the highest level of client service.

You will be responsible for:

  • Develop the on site management team
  • Improve the site and processes
  • Project management
  • Cost saving and budget management
  • Ensuring SLA's are adhered to and bettered
  • Managing all site activities
  • To ensure the site maximises profit
  • Working to targets
  • Colleague and customer relationship and rapport building
  • Negotiation
  • Analysing and reporting
  • People management - recruiting, coaching and leading
  • Ensuring Health and Safety policies are adhered to
  • Site facilities management

We would love to hear from you if you have had the following experience:

  • You may have worked as a Senior Operations Manager or Operations Manager ideally with a logistics environment
  • Previous experience of improvements of processes and people
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Knowledge of lean practices

Benefits:

  • This job is paying up to £50000 salary
  • £4200 Car Allowance
  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities.
  • This a permanent and full time position

This job is easily commutable to anyone living in and around Stafford.

If you're interested hearing more about the role then please apply now!

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Anna Willis

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Purchasing Manager

£47000 - £50000 per annum

A Purchasing Manager is required for a manufacturing company based near Droitwich. Ideally, the successful candidate will be a member of CIPS and have experience of managing a purchasing team within a manufacturing or production environment.

This is a full time and permanent role.

The main requirements, duties and skills of the Purchasing Manager include:

  • Strong management skills and experience
  • Purchasing goods, services and equipment
  • Develop and lead purchasing strategies
  • Develop the commodity strategy
  • You will have a good understanding of technical drawings
  • Managing and negotiating with new and current suppliers
  • Supplier audit and quotation experience
  • Managing cost activity and cost comparison
  • Excellent communication and confident in presenting

In addition to the above duties, the successful Purchasing Manager will ideally have experience of Lean Manufacturing practice.

In return for your experience as a Purchasing Manager we can offer you:

  • Salary £47000 - £50000 (depending on experience)
  • Permanent position
  • Pension Scheme
  • Annual leave

If you are interested in the Purchasing Manager role, please do not hesitate in applying immediately.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Anna Willis

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Production Planner

£29000 - £32000 per annum

Are you an experienced Production Scheduler or Planner professional looking for your next opportunity?

Are you looking to work for an established company with an outstanding reputation?

Then we'd love to hear from you today!

The company is a hugely successful manufacturing and production business growing year on year. Do not miss out on this fantastic opportunity.

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing, planning and scheduling of products
  • Produce accurate production schedules
  • Managing the process right through to customer delivery
  • Manage customer and business expectations and needs
  • Ensure the Master Production Plan
  • Inventory management
  • Forecasting (WIP, raw materials and finished goods)
  • Accurately manage the BOS system
  • Working to targets and KPIs
  • To bring new ideas and methods to ensure a smoother process

We would love to hear from you if you have had the following experience:

  • Managing, planning and scheduling within a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of planning a machine shop
  • Experience of using a BOS system

Benefits:

  • Salary £29000 - £32000 (Depending on experience)
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities.

If you're interested hearing more about the role then please apply online today!

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Anna Willis

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Purchasing Assistant

£9 - £10 per hour

Are you a purchasing professional looking for the next step in your career?

Are you looking to work for an innovative and inspiring company?

Then we want to hear from you immediately, do not miss out!!

You will be responsible for:

  • Assisting the purchasing manager and team
  • Purchasing and forecasting duties
  • Managing direct and indirect materials
  • Managing inventory levels
  • Assisting in identifying new suppliers
  • Stock control
  • Negotiation
  • General administrative duties

We would love to hear from you if you have had the following experience:

  • Negotiation and experience of working within a purchasing team
  • Previous role as a Purchasing Assistant, Assistant Buyer or Purchasing Administrator

Benefits:

  • This will be a temporary to permanent position paying £9.50 - £10.50 per hour
  • Pension and annual leave
  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities.

If you're interested hearing more about the role then please apply online today!

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Anna Willis

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Material Control Operative

£20000 - £22500 per annum

Are you in experienced Material planning/controlling and looking for your next opportunity?

We have a great opportunity available immediately!

The company is a renowned manufacturing business.

Do not miss out on this amazing opportunity.

You will be responsible for:

  • Involved in managing all aspects of stock and stores control
  • Receiving, storing, packing and unpacking of goods
  • Using and updating a ERP system
  • Loading and unloading stock to production and the warehouse
  • Creating desptach notes and picking lists
  • FLT driving

We would love to hear from you if you have had the following experience:

  • You will ideally have an automotive back ground
  • Previous experience as a materials controller/handler/stores person
  • Must have experience of stock control in a production environment
  • Good IT skills (ideally, previous use of SAGE/SAP/ORACLE)
  • Ideally you will have a valid FLT licence

Benefits:

  • Salary of £22500
  • 30 days annual leave (including BHs)
  • Full time hours (Monday to Friday)
  • Permanent position
  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities.

This role is based near the Rubery/Rednal area of Birmingham.

If you're interested hearing more about the Material role then please apply online today!

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Anna Willis

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