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Supply Chain Engineer - Solihull

Automotive - Engineering
Ref: 1176 Date Posted: Monday 20 Jan 2020
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A proactive and committed Supply Chain Engineer is required to play a pivotal role within the Supply Chain department. As Supply Chain Engineer you will be responsible for maintaining and optimising supply-chain systems, also designing and implementing improvements in the supply-chain upstream, internal and downstream physical and information flows based on Lean principles and the organisation best practices.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £45,000 to £48,000, plus a rewarding benefits package.

As a Supply Chain Engineer, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing corporate supply-chain best practices in the plant
  • Lead or participate in kaizen workshops.
  • Works with engineering and logistics to develop and implement optimum flow, storage and layout solutions for new products and changes of process and as continuous improvement for existing flow
  • Defines and develops the supply-chain scheme from suppliers to customers: physicals flow, information flows, outbound, inbound, internal plant, always being in contact with Manufacturing project managers and plants
  • Builds training modules and lead training actions

To be successful in the role of Supply Chain Engineer, you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Sigma or Lean accreditation would be beneficial in this position
  • Computer literacy (SAP, Excel, Access, AutoCAD) – Data analysis
  • Excellent working knowledge of lean principles and supply chain tools.
  • Good understanding of mechanical engineering principles, including the ability to work with a 3D viewer software

This position is based in Hams Hall and commutable from Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth, Birmingham and Coleshill.

If you are an experienced Supply Chain Engineer seeking a new, fresh challenge in your career, please apply immediately.

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