Operations and Replenishment Manager

TRC is currently recruiting for an Operations and Replenishment Manager in Cramlington for a Global manufacturer and retailer.

This role will sit in the management team but have no direct reports.
Candidates must have strong experience using SAP and have good knowledge and understanding of international import and export legislation in line with Brexit.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the International Planning Manager, you will work within a fast-paced environment and be a valued member of the Planning team. This role forms an integral part of the Operations team by executing best practices and measuring the performance of the function through agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The overall purpose of the role is to ensure that all finished goods are in the right place and at the right time and to ultimately meet customer demand.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide a hand on and effective service in providing a solutions-based approach to the effective running of the supply chain processes.
  • Proactively analyse, review and optimise replenishment solutions from a global perspective in collaboration with all supply chain stakeholders and KPI’s for the performance of the operations network and vendors.
  • Work closely with the wider team to provide effective on-time SKU replenishment solutions from an end-to-end perspective, including but not limited to costs and logistical performance.
  • Tactical management of finished goods flow from manufacturing to distribution centres using
  • STO’s or dynamic shipments ensure all orders are managed according to volume allocation policies and replenishment requirements.
  • Optimise with a keen eye for detail in the deployment, inventory balance and order management flows.
  • Utilize the SAP ERP & MRP platforms to effectively analyse inventory to ensure lean cost-effectiveness and efficiencies are maintained, identifying any inefficiencies and areas of improvement that could be made.
  • Effectively coordinates the global transportation and logistics according to customs laws and regulations with a focus on cost-savings initiatives for year-on-year savings.
  • Maintain master data compliance and accuracy within the organisation and with vendors.
  • Assist with accurate reporting to department heads, management teams and directors to provide insight into the overall efficiency of the Operations, Replenishment and Logistics trade partners

Education and Experience:

  • Previous hands-on experience within a global logistics and replenishment role.
  • Completed an operations qualification and/or bachelor’s degree in business administration.
  • Demonstratable analytical and problem resolution skills to evaluate supply issues and implement corrective actions.
  • High attention to detail and self-drive to optimise product supply and deliver supply chain cost efficiencies.
  • Strong data processing / SKU maintenance / Procurement and Inventory administration skills and specific experience with SAP MRP modules.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of global customs laws and regulations.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple tasks and prioritise the outcomes.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to convey information clearly and develop good working relationships.

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