Job Overview

Senior Supply Chain Analyst

Job Title: Senior Supply Chain Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Reference: #3098
Contact Name: James Field
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Job Published: October 27, 2020 11:15

Job Description

Job Title: SIOP Manager
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: Competitive

A company based in Greater Manchester who deliver automation solutions across a variety of industries are looking for a SIOP Manager to be the key integrator between multiple facilities and departments within the organisation.

You will be developing the necessary inventory, operations, and planning strategies to provide a quality service to the internal and external customers, and you will partner with all areas of the plant and functions to ensure continuous improvement in on-time delivery and perfection execution strategies.

Key Job Responsibilities:


  • Act as a key point of contact by maintaining and building key relationships. This includes day-to-day management of a small customer services team, who are responsible for customer communication, order entry, and order book date management.
  • Define the plant and product strategy and roadmap to maximise relationships
  • Gather and prioritise product and internal customer requirements to maximise order bookings
  • Seek feedback globally to barriers for order booking growth
  • Partner with product management


  • Partner with Strategic Purchasing and Supply Chain to develop an inventory and purchasing strategy for spares and supplied materials
  • Partner with the Value Stream Leaders to develop quick shipment, emergency, and critical product lines
  • Lead and implement a spares strategy
  • Lead on the implementation of Quickship programmes in partnership with Supply Chain, Operations, and Engineering, including communication rollout and ensure that technical support, training, and marketing material is provided.


  • Coordinate the different functions to produce quarterly scalable delivery matrices for all Manchester products and ensure global rollout including training, advice, and guidance.  
  • Develop a process map of the manufacturing process from quotation to cash for all value streams and identify opportunities for improvements and execution
  • Partner with Product Management and Plant to ensure modifications and ‘engineer to order’ production is available in the global price list and published delivery matrices.
  • Working with Operations and Engineering ensures all products have the necessary certification.
  • Coordinate, design, and implement an RDSL improvement programme by partnering with all plant functions to enhance the customer experience and enable the sales offices
  • Develop RDSL investigations and actions process to ensure failure causes are identified and eradicated in the future.  Ensure customers understand implemented changes that enhance the service to them.


  • Produce monthly reports around RDSL, past dues, and lead time.  Including additional analysis around issues and provide data to support improvements.
  • Work closely with Sales, Quoting, Project Management, Operations, Supply Chain, and Product Management teams to optimize performance to customers and develop a process to achieve perfect execution and achievement of customer request date (90% plus).
  • Partner with the sales order planning team to drive improvements in materials availability planning, date management, and ensuring that all production lines have what they need when they need it.

Require Experience

  • ­5 years plus experience working in a manufacturing environment and /or matrix organization
  • Technical sales background would be desirable
  • Project Management and Process Improvement/execution skills
  • Commercial and product promotion and training experience
  • IT Skills – good ERP/ MS office & strong presentation and communication skills
  • Strong stakeholder management and influencing at all levels of the business
  • SAP and manufacturing ERP systems is essential

Click apply or speak to James Field for further details:
T: 01257 244748