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Customer Service

Customer Service Coordinator required to join the supply chain function of a manufacturing company in Croydon / South London. Permanent role paying circa £25 - £30K with benefits.

The Customer Service Coordinator joins a growing organisation within the Supply Chain Team and will work with key customers to meet or exceed agreed SLA’s and KPIs to maximise customer satisfaction at the lowest possible costs to serve.

This represents an excellent opportunity to join a successful and growing company. Typically the customer service team is a springboard for progression into supply chain planning or logistics and as such is ideally suited to a career-minded individual who wants to develop within their career.

 

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage orders through the supply chain to maximise customer satisfaction
  • Lead a key business to business, B2B, client relationship
  • Ensure orders are delivered on time and in full ( OTIF) at the lowest cost to serve
  • Collaborate with Demand Planning and Logistics to maximise sales and identify win-win solutions
  • Manage sales bookings to ensure orders are raised and issued within agreed service levels
  • Highlight potential supply issues and proactively drive improvements
  • Build and maintain client relationships, attend client meetings and drive the relationship
  • Monitor SLA’s and KPI’s, track performance against target and supply reports to all parties

 

Who we are looking for:

Ideally, you will be a Supply Chain, Logistics or Procurement graduate in the early stages of their career.

Suitable applicants must possess supply chain knowledge and some hands-on career experience

Commercially minded your CV will demonstrate your ability to work directly with key clients to drive sales and reduce costs

Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

Speakers of a second, European Language, have an advantage

Ideally also possess an Industry-specific qualification such as APICs, CIPs.

Existing ERP / SAP systems usage is advantageous

Possess intermediate / advanced Excel skills

Applicants must be eligible to work and remain in the UK on a permanent basis

Due to the high volume of suitable UK based job seekers, overseas applicants will not be shortlisted

 

What is on offer?

Salary in the region of £25-£30K

Bonus, Life Insurance, Pension

Office-based role typically offering 1 to 2 days of flexibility to work on a remote basis.

Supply Chain Planner

Supply Chain Planner required to join a manufacturing company in Croydon / South London. Permanent role paying circa £35 - £40K with benefits.

The Supply Chain planner joins a growing organisation and manages one of their most important client accounts. This represents an excellent opportunity to join a successful and growing company that can offer long-term career prospects.

 

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage end-to-end supply chain activities for a key client account.
  • Supply Planning: Create supply plans ensuring raw materials, stock and inventory are aligned.
  • Partner with key manufacturers to provide rolling forecasts for raw materials and capacity plans
  • Demand Planning data to be reviewed in S&OP meetings to establish the company’s forecasts.
  • S&OP: Create short, medium and long term (up to 24mth) forecasts.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to agree and sign off the S&OP plan.
  • Partner closely with the client to support NPD, NPI, define product lifecycles and margins.
  • Manage and coordinate third-party manufacturing relationships to maximise material requirements, order statuses.
  • Support the sales and supply chain teams to drive and maximise profit margins while minimising costs.
  • Continually optimise Supply Chain processes and procedures
  • Demand data to be reviewed in S&OP meetings to establish the company’s forecasts.

 

Who we are looking for:

Suitable applicants will possess strong functional supply chain understanding

Demonstrable success in Demand Planning, Forecasting, Supply Planning and S&OP

Commercially minded your CV will demonstrate your success in working directly with key clients to drive sales and reduce costs

Applicants will ideally have high volume, low value, fast-moving, promotionally driven sector experience

Educated to degree level

Ideally also possess an Industry-specific qualification such as APICs, CIPs.

Existing ERP / SAP systems usage is advantageous

Possess intermediate / advanced Excel skills

Applicants must be eligible to work and remain in the UK on a permanent basis

Due to the high volume of suitable UK based job seekers, overseas applicants will not be shortlisted

 

What is on offer:

Salary in the region of £35 - £40K p/a

Bonus, Life Insurance, Pension

Office-based role typically offering 1 to 2 days of flexibility to work on a remote basis

Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer required to join a successful and growing Nottingham based organisation who are expanding and investing within their Procurement & Supply Chain operation.

Permanent role: Hybrid, home & office (Nottingham) based, typically on a 2/3 split. Salary in the region of £31 - £37K with benefits.

The Senior Buyer joins a market-leading organisation who are rapidly expanding and facing increased supply chain complexity. Based within the procurement function the team identify and maximise business success by collaborating with key suppliers.

Responsible for a key product category the Senior Buyers will maximise product availability and quality, lead new product introductions and developments, maintain and improve supplier performance whilst negotiating competitive terms from a global supply base.

Overall you will closely collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to maximise profit, minimise costs, build win-win relationships with key suppliers and ensure your area of category spend is performing to the highest level.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage key category purchases with a global supply base
  • Proactively deliver cost reductions and margin improvements through negotiating with existing suppliers  and identification of new / alternative supply partners
  • Negotiate pricing, rebates, supplier contracts, supply chain KPIs etc
  • Management of NPI and NPD ensuring the highest levels of quality assurance and product availability
  • Optimise MOQ’s, MOV’s, EOQ’s taking into account lead times and demand forecasts
  • Category Risk Management, analyse and identify risk throughout the supply chain, implement contingency plans to minimise / eliminate potential pitfalls
  • Continually identifying new suppliers, products and trends to remain at the forefront of industry innovation

Who we are looking for:

  • Extensive buying, purchasing, procurement etc. success gained during your career to date
  • Proven track record of sourcing from a global, European, Far East etc. supply base
  • Demonstrable history of Category Management
  • Understanding of how purchasing impacts the broader business, able to work with internal and external stakeholders to maximise category performance and minimise risk
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills are essential
  • Able to balance differing business objectives and identify suitable purchasing strategies to suit the success of the boarder organisation
  • Ideally educated to degree level
  • Applicants working towards CIPS or those already CIPS / MCIPS qualified are of high appeal
  • You must be eligible to work and remain in the UK on an indefinite basis. Applicants requiring sponsorship or relocation assistance cannot be considered, due to the high volume of UK based jobseekers

What is on offer?

Salary from £31 to £37K P/A

Pension, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Hybrid Work offering a 3 /2 split

The chance to join a financially stable, growing organisation offering great career prospects

 

Langley are a diverse, minority-owned business and we are passionate about promoting diversity and equality. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, disability status or gender and particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds.

Unfortunately, due to the high levels of response we receive, we are often unable to personally respond to every application.

12 month FTC Indirect Procurement Specialist

Our client is a successful FMCG business with operations around the world. Due to increased demand, they now seek an Indirect Procurement Specialist on a 12month FTC with the option to go permanent. You will be joining the team based in London.

Role synopsis

To support the HQ with business as usual, project procurement and to provide support across corporate services procurement and to ensure that all services within the category of corporate services and indirect purchasing are purchased to achieve maximum value and delivery within agreed timeframes.

  • Implement a new procurement plan. Working with Heads of functions to create a procurement policy
  • Develop a plan and list of actions to finish  the ongoing projects
  • Participate in all service level  review agreements for the existing contracts with suppliers and resolve  all commercial issues
  • Resolve any conflicts with existing suppliers related to service performance or other smaller issues such as invoice discrepancy.
  • Meet cost savings target by finding  new opportunities to reduce cost  in the corporate and indirect spend areas
  • Review terms and conditions and commercial terms for new contracts, work with legal team to ensure that all commercial and legal risks are mitigated through appropriate commercial and legal clauses
  • Develop, drive and implement procurement strategies  for newly identified opportunities
  • Engage stakeholders at all level’s to ensure  support on the recommended sourcing strategy

 

Essential Skills & Qualifications

Minimum 3 years experience in a purchasing/buyer role

Experience from a Head office/Corporate environment is desirable

Demonstrable stakeholder engagement skills

Indirect Category Experience

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@ langleysearch .com quoting MB/7758.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch. com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

Indirect Category Buyer

A leading and profitable organisation is currently looking for an Indirect Procurement Buyer to join their exciting business.

Reporting to the Indirect Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for managing an extensive budget and complex supplier network. You will need to be a motivated procurement professional with experience in general indirect procurement within a corporate environment. Crucial to the success of this role will be the ability to influence internally and raise the profile of procurement within the business.

The role involves managing a range of procurement projects across a broad range of indirect services including but not limited to Facilities, stationery, IT, packaging, utilities & HR as well as assisting with the implementation of the new procurement strategy.

 

To be successful you will have:

 

- Indirect services procurement experience

- Strong track record of achieving cost reductions

- Excellent negotiation skills

- Experience in managing strategic change and implementing best practice

- Hands-on approach to procurement project management

 

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/7757.

 

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

Supply Chain Analyst

Supply Chain Analyst required to join a distribution / retail company on a permanent basis to be based in the Bristol area. Salary in the region of £25 - £30K with a generous benefits package and Hybrid work policy.

The role of Supply Chain Analyst represents an excellent opportunity for the successful applicant to join a financially stable and rapidly growing, Bristol based organisation on a permanent basis.

Our client, a market-leading distributor based in the Bristol area is recruiting a Supply Chain Analyst to join their expanding Supply Chain and Procurement Function..

Having performed extremely well during the Covid19 pandemic, my client are now seeking to upskill their supply chain team to ensure that they are well placed to continue to grow both domestically and internationally. This role is ideally suited to Graduates with a Supply Chain Degree, or for career minded individuals at the earlier stages of their career.

 

What you will do:

  • Manage Purchase Order stock availability, order processing, in and outbound despatch checks and management of operational logistics and supply chain issues
  • Review warehouse processes and procedures, identify ways to improve stock turns and implement new ways of working
  • Partner with the Warehouse Manager and Shift Leaders to ensure inventory and stock management is maximised to the highest level of performance
  • Collaborate with Demand Planners to align long term sales forecasts and stock availability
  • Monitor stock and inventory levels, raise PO’s to minimise and eliminate stock outs
  • Manage the flow of stock from the Far East
  • Ensure 98% On time In Full ( OTIF ) product availability

 

Who we are looking for:

  • Strong End to End Supply Chain Knowledge:
  • Ideally suited to ambitious graduates with a Specific Supply Chain, Logistics or Purchasing Qualification
  • Or individuals at the earlier stages of their career who are ready to take the next step up
  • Demonstrable understanding of: Logistics, Imports, Stock, Inventory, Warehouse optimisation etc
  • Proven track record of managing imports of Finished Goods from global suppliers
  • Highly IT literate: Strong MS Office, Intermediate / advanced Excel, ERP systems etc
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You MUST be able to work and remain in the UK on an indefinite /long term basis with no restrictions
  • Be currently residing in the UK, overseas applicants will not be considered

 

What’s on offer:

Salary in the region of £25 - £30K

A generous benefits package

Hybrid work policy

The chance to join a stable and growing company that promotes from within and offers excellent career prospects

Supply Chain Lead

Supply Chain Lead required to join a distribution / retail company on a permanent basis to be based in the Bristol area. Salary in the region of £30 - £35K with a generous benefits package.

 

The role of Supply Chain Lead represents an excellent opportunity for the successful applicant to join a financially stable and rapidly growing, Bristol-based organisation on a permanent basis.

Our client a market-leading distributor based in the Bristol area is recruiting a Supply Chain Lead to join their expanding Supply Chain and Procurement Function.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager and joining the Planning and Operations department represents an excellent opportunity for the successful applicant. Within this highly visible role, the successful applicant will work in a cross-functional manner to manage logistics service levels, improve sales, reduce costs and maximise on time in full ( OTIF ) performance across all categories.

Having performed extremely well during the Covid19 pandemic, my client are now seeking to upskill their supply chain team to ensure that they are well placed to continue to grow both domestically and internationally.

 

What you will do:

  • Manage the global Logistics of goods from suppliers to our warehouse network
  • Managing a team
  • Deliver 98% On time In Full product availability
  • You will work directly with the category leadership team to support sales of £400m across own brand and 3rd party brands
  • Ensure that stock supports promotional campaigns as well as normal trading patterns
  • Collaborate with Demand Planners to ensure Forecasts and Product availability are harmonised
  • Manage imports from The Far East and Asia
  • Raising and pursuing orders to minimise out of stocks
  • Manage the stock Optimisation plans for remote warehouses 

 

Who we are looking for:

  • Strong End to End Supply Chain Knowledge:
  • Demonstrable career success in Logistics, Imports, Stock, Inventory, Warehouse optimisation etc
  • Proven track record of managing imports of Finished Goods from global suppliers
  • Your supply chain and Logistics career success to date will ideally have been within an FMCG, Retail or similar fast moving, high volume sector
  • Highly IT literate: Strong MS Office, Intermediate / advanced Excel, ERP systems etc
  • Existing team leader/management responsibility, able to lead and develop teams
  • Applicants' CV’s will need to demonstrate their ability to work in a proactive and commercially minded manner – highlighting where YOU made an impact such as: Implementing new processes, reducing costs, improving departmental Supply Chain KPIs / SLA’s etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills: Comfortable writing reports, leading/participating in cross functional meetings and leading presentations
  • You MUST be able to work and remain in the UK on an indefinite /long term basis with no restrictions
  • Currently residing in the UK, overseas applicants will not be considered.

 

What’s on offer:

Salary in the region of £30 - £35K

A generous benefits package

The chance to join a stable and growing company who promotes from within and offers excellent career prospects.

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