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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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Stores Supervisor

£24000 - £31000 per annum

Are you a passionate, hands-on Supervisor with stores experience?

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

Then we'd love to hear from you today!

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

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing and leading a stores team
  • Operating and managing a stock and finance system
  • Manging the whole process from goods in to packing
  • Preparing kits of parts ready for production
  • Auditing and reporting using an in-house computer system
  • Monitoring costs
  • Coaching and training stores team members
  • Leading form the front
  • 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:

  • Previous supervisor or team leader experience within a stores /dispatch setting
  • Ideally stores experience within the electronic industry
  • You will have an in date FLT licence
  • Good computer literacy (Excel, Spreadsheets, Databases)
  • Able to lift up to 20Kg

Benefits:

  • Salary - £25000 to £30000 (Depending on experience)
  • Eligible to be able to join the staff bonus scheme
  • Full time, permanent position (Monday to Friday)
  • 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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Pricing Analyst

£33000 - £37000 per annum

Pricing Analyst/Specialist

Automotive

Buckinghamshire

£33000-£37000

A leading automotive business are recruiting a Pricing Manager to fulfill a 2 year contract. You will assist in the development and implementation of aftersales strategy and set pricing for all parts across the vehicle range.

Responsibilities

  • Management and development of pricing for all parts using competitor analysis, market analysis and sales trends
  • Implementation of pricing methodologies in accordance with company guidelines
  • Achievement of all company targets based on parts and profit
  • Production of variety of reports for senior Management
  • Supporting dealer network in service sales and profitability

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience as a pricing analyst/pricing manager within an automotive business or a business with large numbers and variety of parts/products
  • Strong numerical, analysis and PC skills including MS Excel
  • Commercially astute
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to deal with people of all levels internally and customers externally

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 Buyer

£40000 - £45000 per annum

A Senior Buyer is required for a global manufacturing company based near Dunstable. Ideally, the successful candidate will be a member of CIPS and have experience of leading a small purchasing team.

This is a full time and permanent role.

The main requirements, duties and skills of the Senior Buyer include:

  • Purchasing goods and services
  • Supervising and leading a small procurement team
  • Managing and overseeing negotiations with new and current suppliers
  • To ensure the team are compliant with government laws and regulations
  • Regular supplier audits and reviews
  • Managing cost activity and cost comparison
  • Lead, mentor and support staff
  • Working to KPI's

In addition to the above duties, the successful Senior Buyer will also deputise for the Supply Chain Manager.

In return for your experience as a Senior Buyer we can offer you:

  • Salary Up to £48000 (depending on experience)
  • Competitive salary.
  • Friendly working environment.
  • Social able working hours.
  • Easily accessible commute routes and on-site parking.
  • Good pension and annual leave package.
  • Working for a Global and ever-growing manufacturing business.

If you are interested in the Senior Buyer 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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Solutions Manager

£38000 - £45000 per annum

SOLUTIONS MANAGER NEEDED!

Are you highly analytical and acquire advanced Excel skills? Do you have experience in providing operational solutions within a logistics or distribution environment? Then we want to hear from you!

The company is a very successful 3PL that has established itself as a leader in their field. They pride themselves on offering a high quality supply chain management service and work with some of the biggest UK brand names in the current market.

You will be responsible for:

  • Analysing data in order to identify and recommend operational improvements
  • Generate cost saving initiatives around an array of warehouse activities including racking, shelving, layout etc.
  • Client management - grow client relationships and make sure services meet expectations
  • Promote health and safety practices and identify best practice opportunities

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

  • Strong analytical and decision-making abilities
  • Experience working within a 3PL or distribution environment
  • Project management experience
  • Proven success in mobilising significant changes and process improvements

Benefits:

  • This job is paying up to £45,000
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discounts

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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Procurement Supervisor

£42000 - £48000 per annum

A Purchasing Supervisor is required for a global manufacturing company based near Dunstable. Ideally, the successful candidate will ideally be a member of CIPS and have experience of supervising/leading a purchasing team within a manufacturing environment.

This is a full time and permanent role.

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

  • Purchasing goods and services
  • Supervising the procurement and material handling activities
  • Managing and overseeing negotiations with new and current suppliers
  • To ensure the team are compliant with government laws and regulations
  • Regular supplier audits and reviews
  • Managing cost activity and cost comparison
  • Lead, mentor and support staff
  • Working to KPI's

In addition to the above duties, the successful Purchasing Supervisor will also deputise for the Supply Chain Manager.

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

  • Salary Up to £48000 (depending on experience)
  • Competitive salary.
  • Friendly working environment.
  • Social able working hours.
  • Easily accessible commute routes and on-site parking.
  • Pension and annual leave package.
  • Working for a Global and ever-growing manufacturing business.

If you are interested in the Purchasing Supervisor 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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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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Inventory Manager

Experienced Stock/Inventory Manager Needed!

Are you an experienced Inventory professional with a passion and desire to accurately manage a wide range of stock within a large, fast-paced distribution centre?

Are you looking to work for an established but growing business that rewards its employees and really does offer career progression?

The company is a successful logistics business that has established itself as a market leader within retail fulfilment.

You will be responsible for taking charge of:

  • High value and volume Inventory within a distribution centre that can handle up to 60000 orders per day at peak.
  • Effective management of Perpetual Inventory
  • Warehouse layout
  • Inventory strategy

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

  • You previously worked as an Inventory Manager, Operations Manager or Stock Manager within a large, fast-paced distribution centre.
  • Warehouse/Space planning/ layout management

Benefits:

  • This job is paying up to £40,000
  • Staff discount on company products.
  • 25 days holiday
  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities.

This job is easily commutable to anyone living in Redditch, Birmingham, Solihull and Bromsgrove.

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 CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Engineering & Manufacturing, IT and Supply Chain & Procurement. We also recruit for Business Support roles & Executive level positions. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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Mark Dawson

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Senior Buyer

£25000 - £35000 per annum

A Senior Buyer is required for our client based in the Walsall area. This is a permanent position, working within the manufacturing and engineering sector.

Ideally, the successful candidate will be a member of CIPS and have experience of sourcing manufacturing goods of all types of materials. (Ideally metals - steel, aluminium).

The main requirements, duties and skills of the Senior Buyer include:

  • Managing the day to day purchasing (global and strategic)
  • Controlling and updating ERP system
  • Ordering and negotiating
  • Supplier monitoring and developing
  • Sourcing new or alternative products
  • Managing cost control and reduction
  • Forecasting
  • Bringing new ideas to ensure a smooth and cost effective process

In addition to the above duties, the successful Senior Buyer will also carry out general ad hoc duties within the purchasing/procurement department.

In return for your experience as a Senior Buyer we can offer you:

  • Salary £30000 - £35000 (Depending on experience)
  • Full time position - Monday to Friday
  • 40 hours per week
  • Annual Leave: 33 days
  • 5% Pension scheme

If you are interested in the Senior Buyer 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 CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Engineering & Manufacturing, IT and Supply Chain & Procurement. We also recruit for Business Support roles & Executive level positions. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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Anna Willis

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Buyer

£25000 - £30000 per annum

A Buyer is required for our client based in Birmingham. This is a permanent position, working within the manufacturing and engineering sector.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have a part or full CIPS qualification and have experience of sourcing manufacturing goods of all types of materials (Ideally metals).

The main requirements, duties and skills of the Buyer include:

  • Managing the day to day purchasing requirements
  • Use of MRP systems
  • Liaising with the engineering team on materials
  • Supplier monitoring and developing
  • Inventory and stock control
  • Managing cost control and reduction
  • Managing invoices

In addition to the above duties, the successful Buyer will also carry out general ad hoc duties within the purchasing department.

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

  • Salary £25000 - £30000 (Depending on experience)
  • Full time position
  • Annual Leave/Pension

If you are interested in the Buyer 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 CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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Anna Willis

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General Manager

Negotiable

General Manager (E-commerce)

Colchester

Permanent

Job Role:

Are you currently working within operations and are ready for the next step in your career? Do you have experience in e-commerce and are keen to get involved with a new and growing organisation?

Then we could have the perfect role for you! A leading online retailer are looking for a general manager to join their new operation in Colchester. You will be getting involved with all elements of the operation from taking responsibility for P&L, looking after the goods in and out process, providing guidance for e-commerce that increases productivity, working closely with stakeholders, developing e-commerce business plans including budgets, managing e-commerce related projects and much more!

This is a fantastic way to step into a general manager position and really make the role your own. If you are currently working with operations / distribution and feel you meet this criteria then apply 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 CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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