Supply Chain Coordinator, Line Manager
Supply Chain Coordinator, Line Manager
TVS are working as part of Team Leidos, which is a team of defence and logistics specialists, supporting a major contract providing an end-to-end supply chain service delivering commodity and inventory savings to the UK Ministry of Defence.
We are now recruiting for a Supply Chain Coordinator with Line Management responsibilities, working for TVS at the MOD DE&S facility at Bicester, as part of a vibrant and dynamic team, committed to transforming the way the MOD works.
Please note we work on a hybrid model of three days a week on site at Bicester, with the remainder of the time working from home. Therefore, you must be located within reasonable commuting distance to Bicester.
The purpose of the role is to deliver a Cost Base Reduction (CBR) committed to the Authority through the development of a cost-effective, commercially driven supply base, and meets the requirements for Governance and availability.
- Supervision, management and development of a team of Supply Chain Co-Ordinators
- Monitors demands generated as an output of TVS’s Demand Forecast Planning software system (Mysys.DFP).
- Action TVS’s Enterprise Resource Planning software (Msys.ERP) worklists of Requisition Exceptions for Commodity Articles without the relevant commercial information and source the items, checking that current contracts cannot be used in the first instance.
- Receive supplier responses/quotes and log into Msys.ERP.
- Approaches the market to source competitive pricing for spot orders not requiring a contract.
- Complete Single Source Justification (SSJ) documentation where required.
- Raise manual purchase requisitions outside of MRP where required.
- Action Msys.ERP worklists for items in dues out.
- Liaise with Acquisition and Contract Management to manage rejected purchase requisitions.
- Liaise with the Commodity Team on obsolescence, supersession and specification change.
- Provide proactive early warnings on potential supply issues and actions for remediation.
- Fulfils and manages open POs to the required schedule, using the exception messages contained within Msys.ERP to determine the prioritised worklist.
- Ensure Supplier compliance to the ASN process, expediting those suppliers who have not provided the information for commodity deliveries to avoid non-complying deliveries into the fulfilment centre.
- Challenge ASNs that do not meet the business rules, to avoid early deliveries and excess inventory.
- Maintain promise dates from suppliers and expedite purchase orders based on the planning messages within Msys.ERP, output from MRP.
- Place additional purchase requisition to meet a short fall in the quantity already on order.
- Build relationships with suppliers and colleagues across Team Leidos in order to effectively manage the supply chain.
- Provides feedback to Inventory Management from the supply chain for Market optimisation.
Qualifications and Skills
- Previous experience in supply chain/logistics role an advantage.
- Previous proven experience of team management
- Effective communicator at all levels.
- Literate and numerate.
- Ability to negotiate with the suppler to agree delivery to meet customer requirements.
In return for your hard work we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.
Your package will include:
- Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
- 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
- Holiday buy-back scheme (5 days)
- Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
- GP consultation and second opinions
- Mental health support
- Financial and Legal support
- Wellbeing and healthy living support
- Employee referral scheme with financial reward
- Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
- Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)
At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative, and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.
If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
TVS have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a forces friendly employer
The successful candidate will be required go through a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance.