Supply Chain Manager

Location Royal Leamington Spa
Discipline: Lab Management
Salary: ££65645 per annum + 10% retention bonus
Contact name: Brenda Moore

Job ref: RLS603_1636018829
Published: about 1 month ago

Fixed Term Contract

We're currently seeking Supply Chain Manager based in and around Leamington Spa to work within a state of the art, high output diagnostics laboratory environment as part of the UK's NHS Test and Trace programme, helping society's return to a more normal way of life.

Gain invaluable experience and exposure to some of the country's most highly skilled individuals in the scientific community and join a supportive environment where training and accreditation (where relevant) will be provided for this role.

What you can expect:

The Supply Chain Manager will work in a fast-paced, industrial scale laboratory start-up environment. They will lead and develop the Supply Chain inventory as well as the Demand and Supply Planning, Procurement and Analytics teams. To deliver optimum balance of service and inventory investment/quality, as measure by demand forecast accuracy, fill rate, days on hand and inventory accuracy. Ensure close management of procurement activity to time and budget targets. The Supply Chain Manager will act as the focal point for strategic Supply Chain, Logistics planning and procurement interactions between various business functions.

What we're looking for:

  • Ensures continuity of supply and availability for all Lab consumable Products and Services required to keep the site running on a 24/7 365 basis.

  • Ensures inbound flow of Test Samples in line with site capacity.

  • Ensures on-going commercial contract and supplier cover for Lab and Logistics products and services.

  • Supports expert analytics for the Logistics and Supply Chain Functions.

  • Custodian of Logistics and Supply Chain Master Data/BOM.

  • Develops and Manages Supply Chain Talent.

  • Drives Continuous Improvement of Process, People, Data and KPI's across the Supply Chain and Logistics Functions.

  • Delivers against relevant Site KPI's and Reporting.

In return:

You will receive a minimum 18-month contract with opportunity to go permanent and competitive rate of pay and a 10% retention bonus (paid at 9 and 18 months).


Working hours and shift times

The hours are Mon - Fri 9-5.30


Compliance checks
Please be aware that Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) including a media check is the required level of screening for all staff working at the Leamington Spa Laboratory.

Diversity at NHS Test and Trace
You will be joining a diverse and hugely welcoming team that reflects the communities we serve. We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and empowering them to contribute fully at work.

If you're ready for a new challenge and want to be part of the team delivering this essential lab work, please apply today.

Please note: Impellam Group is working in partnership with NHS Test and Trace, so you will be employed on a fixed-term employment basis with an Employing Agency (either SRG, Medacs, Lorien or Blue Arrow) within Impellam Group, in line with contractual employment terms and conditions set out by the respective Employing Agency, and not directly employed by NHS Test and Trace.