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Supply Chain Manager - Taunton - Top Employer!

Company: Prysmian Group
Location: Taunton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

About Prysmian Group

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video, and data transmission for the telecommunication sector.

We are almost 29,000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us.

Team Overview and Job Responsibilities

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for managing the Logistics / Supply Chain functions for the Taunton plant; including raw material planning and releases; master scheduling and finite scheduling the production activities; warehousing, inventory control, transportation, and distribution functions for raw materials, WIP, and finished goods supporting a power cable manufacturing plant. The plant operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. This position manages salaried and hourly employees.

Principle Functional Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the Production Planning and Scheduling Team in Taunton with responsibilities including Master Scheduling, Production Planning / Coordination, Shop Floor Scheduling and Materials Planning in a manufacturing plant operating on a 24-hour basis.
  • Directly responsible for the management and procurement of raw materials using MRP within SAP ERP system with support from Corporate Purchasing.
  • Directly responsible for coordinating and managing monthly stock take of all materials (i.e., Raw, WIP, and Finished Goods).
  • Use Excel spreadsheets to manipulate data extracts from SAP to assist with determining materials and scheduling requirements.
  • Team-oriented with the ability to clearly and concisely communicate with all levels of the organization from hourly associates to senior management.
  • Effectively managing all distribution operations, including warehousing, inventory control, transportation, supplier management, quality, and customer service.
  • Ensuring all operating goals are met, including cost, safety, schedule conformance, shipping accuracy, inventory accuracy, supply levels, customer service, employee productivity, etc.
  • Overseeing the shipping and receiving functions, including scheduling, dispatching, and on-time delivery.
  • Ensuring accurate inventory control and planning. Coordinate and supervise physical inventory take.
  • Managing a team of hourly and salary employees, including workforce planning and scheduling, employee relations, and employee development.
  • Promoting and ensuring a safe and environmentally compliant work environment.
  • Participating, as needed, in continuous improvement initiatives using tools such as Six Sigma, and other process improvement techniques.
  • Oversees all customer shipping issues, including claims for loss or damage.


    • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline - with at least 5 years of progressive production / materials planning and managerial experience (Materials, Shop floor, etc.) - required.
    • Experience with ERP systems preferably SAP System. Experience with SAP wire and cable industry module a definite plus.
    • Materials planning and scheduling experience, preferably in a telecom or power cable manufacturing environment.
    • APICS and Six Sigma Certifications are a plus.
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication.
    • Proficient user of Microsoft Excel.
    • Be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment and prioritize duties to meet deadlines daily with limited supervision.
    • Willingness to work varying hours (evenings and weekends) depending on production requirements.

      Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group's success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated, and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.
      Line Managers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.
      Your application data will be treated according to our Data Protection Policy. If you believe you require assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.

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