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Supply Chain Supervisor

Location: Bolton, LAN, United Kingdom
Job ID: R0000856
Date Posted: Dec 22, 2020
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Automotive Systems UK Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Automotive Systems Europe is focused on automotive components and systems. Our industry expert partners with our well-known customers forming the foundation of our success. Together we contribute to society with technological innovations and trendsetting ideas as well as comprehensive competences. Become part of our team and join our organization at our Plant in Bolton (near Manchester) as

Supply Chain Supervisor

In this role you will be responsible for development and implementation of a supply chain strategy and 21st century systems across planning, warehousing and material control, in order to profitably and efficiently meet customer requirements, considering company stocking policy and production efficiency for our site as well as supervising all direct reports for completion of daily tasks along with problem solving.

Your core responsibilities include:

  • Develop and lead SCM team in achieving profitable planning and manufacturing activities that drive towards site objectives.
  • Assist in successful implementation and execution of SAP process. Utilise VSM to improve team performance.
  • Lead strategy development to achieve plans to contribute to overall company profitability, including managing costs, inventory levels, data accuracies and stock strategies.
  • Implement strong baseline for KPIs and measure improvement from these.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction via daily contact regarding, delivery, quality, design, EDI and new project introduction.
  • Receive/analyse customer requirements and develop a strategy to deliver 100% OTIF, including checking, understanding and following customer requirements in terms of Logistics, ASNs, Packaging and Labelling specifications.  
  • Lead development of stock policies to ensure production plan and customer requirements can be met.
  • Own and co-ordinate inventory check process of all parts and packaging, ensuring stock levels are in line with company policy. Develop strategies to improve overall stock accuracy on site, including stock loss reduction.
  • Responsibility for departmental output and objective setting in line with company needs, manage completion of all daily tasks and problem solving. Provide training as appropriate.
  • Assist with negotiations of department related costs and management of spending in line with set budgets. Look for opportunities to reduce spend or optimise spend where possible.
  • Co-ordinate team activity in respect of model change, trial builds and new model introduction.
  • Responsible for new Pass Through implementation utilising APQP process.

Profile and Qualifications:

  • Experience in manufacturing and production planning environment. Ideally within Automotive sector
  • Experience leading teams and driving change within a multi-site organisation
  • Track record of driving change in a long-established culture/organisation
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret and process numerical data
  • Proficient user of MS Office, including MS Excel
  • Solutions orientated attitude with the aptitude to offer more efficient ways of working and effective solutions to problems
  • Demonstrates rational and logical decision making
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise own workload in order to achieve deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with an international team

Our offer

At Hitachi Automotive you will find a passionate and collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. We take pride in the contribution we make to society and we always act with integrity and fairness towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues. Sound Interesting? Then we would like to get to know you. Apply online via our career site - we look forward to receiving your application!

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