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Interim Supply Chain Specialist

Interim Supply Chain Specialist

  • Location

    Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £12 - £13 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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One of the worlds leading biomedical organizations has an urgent requirement for an Interim Supply Chain Specialist £12.50 p/h.

Essential Requirements:

  • 1 year minimum Manufacturing experience within a highly regulated Medical or Aerospace environment
  • 1 year minimum supply chain experience
  • Understanding of Lean manufacturing processes
  • Desired - Understanding of ERP systems specifically SAP business system knowledge
  • Competent in Microsoft packages (Office, Word, Excel etc)
  • GCSE standard English/Maths or NVQ equivalent


Integrated supply chain operative role using a significant vatriety of SAP transactions. Receipt of incoming deliveries, inventory posting and placing into storage. Production order release of raw material to associated machine corresponding with schedule. Order expedite ensuring WIP meets metrics. Outbound product preparation for customers and subcontractors ensuring packaging integrity. Responds to customer enquiries, internal and external in a courteous manner. Inventory cycle counting, housekeeping, health and safety policy to be demonstrated at all times. Packing finished implants with pack room, preparing shipment for sterilization. Must have the ability to recognize the impact of problems and work to solve them; evaluating solutions that fall within GMP processes. Requires understanding of how assigned duties relate to team and how supply chain integrates within the overall business. All elements of the role will follow strict regulatory guidelines.


20% - Goods receipt includes consignment inspection, identifying damage or loss, reconciliation to documents and SAP functions; accurate stock location and FIFO rotation. Includes raw material, semi finished product, components, packaging and instruments.

15% - Release production orders aligning with schedule and SAP routines. Create documentation, pick raw material, consolidate and deliver to manufacturing cell and final process area. Expedite orders ensuring on time fulfillment. Participate in weekly planning mtg. Document scanning for archive.

15% - Supplier & subcontractor interface, direct and indirect materials; raising SAP PO's, providing clear communications both verbal and written. Raises PO's using Ariba, replenishment of vending system and reconciles deliveries to documents.

Replenish packaging supplies to Final Process ensuring SAP traceability.

15% - Customer order release, creating pick ticket, pick and scan product using SAP functionality, package parts for safe shipment using approved packaging methods. Create, release and consolidate export documents with courier manifest for despatch. Review and react to backorder as product is available to ship. Subcontractor communication, prepare PO's for dispatch following packaging methods & processes.

10% - Ensure weekly volume of inventory cycle counts is completed using master file; reconciliation metric is 100% accuracy. Weekly review & reconciliation of WIP report.

10% - Adhere to and maintain excellent standards of housekeeping, including health, safety and environmental procedure compliance including manufacturing code of conduct.

10% - Required to support pack room resource requirements operating within clean environment strictly adhering to area procedures. Final box of implants, palletise packed product meeting specification. SAP confirmation of finished implants ready for despatch to sterilization.

5% - Processes in SAP customer P.O.'s for finished C.I.'s, semi-finished parts and instruments. Respond to customer enquiries, internal and external in a timely manner.

Assess customer return requests, ensuring compliance to SAP process criteria, Delivery verification and credit note creation.