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Supply Chain Management Controller

Location: Gateshead

Salary: £35-38,000 plus benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167651

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced SCM Controller to join our client, a leading automotive manufacturer. Reporting to the SCM Manager, this key position will carry responsibility for effectively managing onsite production planning and supporting manufacturing with manufacturing plan requirements, responding to customer orders.


Based within a cross functional team including supplier scheduling, inventory analysis, warehouse management and design change, this role will require a mix of communication, planning and organisational skills. Key areas of focus will include:-


  • Prepare develop and review production plans against manufacturing agreement

  • Monitor and execution of plant production plan

  • Resolve any potential issues, ensuring manufacturing is supported

  • Analyse back orders against incoming orders to prioritise effectively

  • Provide detailed KPI reports

  • Escalate complex issues to SCM Manager where required

  • Analyse problems, delays and shortages using root cause diagnosis

  • Ensure goods are ready to distribute to customers on time and production processes are running smoothly within the plant

  • Communicate effectively across the business and externally with customer and suppliers



An experienced Supply Chain professional is required with a background gained within high volume manufacturing. A working knowledge of project planning systems (CIPPS, ANPQP, MRP2. ERP) is essential. A systematic, data driven approach is required, with the ability to communicate and plan effectively.


This is a superb opportunity for an experienced SCM professional seeking a rewarding opportunity within a growing business.